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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Career and Technical Education

Provide students with pathways to postsecondary education and careers by integrating core academic knowledge with technical and occupational knowledge.

College and Career Ready: Soft Skills Are Crucial

21st-century schools need to teach an array of skills to develop college- and career-ready students.

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15+ Ways of Teaching Every Student to Code (Even Without a Computer)

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The Agile Classroom

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15+ Ways of Teaching Every Student to Code (Even Without a Computer)

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The Agile Classroom

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How to Give Art Class a Life of Its Own

When a high school art class becomes a professional special effects studio, students learn creative problem solving while developing personally and professionally.

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George Lucas Shares His Hopes for Education
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George Lucas: Sharing His Hope for Education

The education visionary speaks about innovation in education and the critical need for businesses to better support educational programs.

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Auto Motive: Teens Build Award-Winning Electric Cars

A Philadelphia career academy fosters a drive to learn.

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Vocational Programs: Labor Relations

Vocational programs prepare students for collars of all colors.

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Around-the-Clock Learning: Extending the Definition of 'School'
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Around-the-Clock Learning: Extending the Definition of 'School'

Chicago's John Spry Community School goes beyond traditional hours on and off campus to foster student success.

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Down on the Farm: These Vocational Educators Get It

Project-based learning on the farm.

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The Build SF Institute's School-to-Career Program
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The Build SF Institute's School-to-Career Program

Architectural projects and internships integrate real-life math, science, design, and technology skills for San Francisco high school students.

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Celebrating Women in Technology

Blogger Mary Beth Hertz advocates for the personal and cultural benefits of steering more girls onto the technology career track.

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Biotech Academy: Challenging Assumptions and Changing Lives

This school-within-a-school puts the emphasis on academics and a future career.

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The School-to-Work Movement: Four Reports Look Back

Understanding the 1994 School-to-Work Opportunities Act.

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Engaging At-Risk Students with Real-World Science Experience
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Biotech Academy: A Catalyst for Change

At-risk students in San Jose, California, become college ready and career bound with the support of teachers and biotechnology business partners.

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Interview 2.0: Using Social Media to Prepare Students for the Workplace

Post wisely and you can take advantage of your (permanent) digital footprint.

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Risky Business: Industry Invests in Schools

With the economic future of the U.S. tied to our public education system, business leaders are scrambling to push for change.

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Building Bright Futures: Preparing Students for a Career

Creating a smooth transition from school to career is this headmaster's goal for her students.

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