Initiative Description: (K-6 curriculum). classroom teachers present 15- to 20-minute lessons almost every day. scripted lessons. the PA program includes a detailed curriculum with almost daily lessons, a schoolwide climate program, and family- and community-involvement components. 6 program units: self-concept, positive actions for one’s mind and body, managing oneself responsibly, getting along with others, being honest with oneself and others, improving oneself continuously.
Study Results: Results indicated improved elementary students’ behavior, school involvement, and academic achievement levels.
Reference: Flay, B. R., & Allred, C. G. (2003). Long-term Effects of the Positive Action® Program. American Journal of Health Behavior, 27, S6.
Level of Evidence: Very Good