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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Dropout Prevention

Learn about programs and share ideas to support at-risk students and keep all young people in school.

Middle School's Role in Dropout Prevention

Anne O'Brien shares research and resources for helping secondary students stay in school.

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5 Tips for Teaching the Tough Kids

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Shop Classes Return -- with a 21st-Century Twist

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Resilience and Grit: Resource Roundup

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Resilience and Grit: Resource Roundup

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Resilience and Grit: Resource Roundup

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5 Tips for Teaching the Tough Kids

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Teaching Tolerance: Meet the Teacher Who Started Gay-Straight Alliances

Teacher Bob Parlin launched the first gay-straight alliance in a public school. Today, this national network provides a powerful dose of social and emotional learning for students of every orientation.

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Good Teachers Are the Product of Nurture, Not Just Nature

It has become an article of faith in the Washington thinktankocracy that teachers are the most important factor in their students' success. That's not an entirely bad thing. What professional doesn't want to be thought important? But think-tank...

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Big Thinkers: Chris Dede on Scaling Success
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Big Thinkers: Chris Dede on Scaling Success

Chris Dede, Professor of Learning Technologies at Harvard's Graduate School of Education, describes the challenges of replicating successful educational programs.

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Big Thinkers on Education

Some of the most compelling visionaries in the world -- from Sir Ken Robinson to Jane Goodall to Martin Scorsese -- are focusing their attention on how to improve education. Get inspired by their big ideas.

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Teachers Shake Up Shakespeare with Digital Media

Rap and film bring the Bard's characters to life for high school students.

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Faces of CARE: Pat Gausepohl

The principal of a Kentucky middle school on making connections with social and emotional learning.

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Faces of CARE: Richard Little

The security monitor of a Louisville, Kentucky, elementary school on the wonders of social and emotional learning.

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High Tech, Higher Learning: A School Grows Its Own Teachers
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High Tech, Higher Learning: A School Grows Its Own Teachers

High Tech High in San Diego has its own master's plan for developing the educators it needs.

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10 Takeaway Tips for a College-Bound School Culture

Bold ideas from YES Prep North Central, a successful Houston charter school.

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Dea Flores Turns Video Games into a Winning Science Fair Project
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Dea Flores Turns Video Games into a Winning Science Fair Project

Dea Flores travels across Los Angeles for a rigorous education at Bravo Medical Magnet High School.

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Help Me, I'm Failing: Louisiana Students Falling Behind Learn How to Move Ahead

A middle school program helps keep students from being left behind and left despondent.

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Academies Raise the Bar at a Comprehensive High School
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Academies Raise the Bar at a Comprehensive High School

Focusing on careers in green energy and manufacturing technology improves attendance and test scores at Laguna Creek High School in Elk Grove, California.

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Career-Themed High Schools

A whole-school focus on a specific profession helps make amazing partnerships possible.

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On a Mission to Send Every Student to College

Enroll students from working-class homes in a school with extraordinary teachers and administrators. Give them all a mission that will transform their lives. Then discover the astonishing success of Houston's Yes Prep North Central.

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