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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.

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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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3 Methods To Motivate the Unmotivated

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5 Epiphanies for Reaching the Unreachable Learner

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Strategies for Reaching Apathetic Students

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Strategies for Reaching Apathetic Students

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That "Aha!" Moment of College or Career Readiness

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Jefferson County Adopts Social and Emotional Learning

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Houston's charter school, YES Prep North Central, uses extra hours to prepare kids for college.

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Administrators at Houston's YES Prep North Central organize around a clear educational strategy -- invest in teachers, and help them to have strong relationships with their students.

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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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Parents Power School Reform

Houston's Hogg Middle School is raising the bar, with help from YES Prep and some pushy parents.

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Houston's charter school, YES Prep North Central, uses extra hours to prepare kids for college.

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Mark DiBella on How to Lead a Change

YES Prep's school director discusses how to create a positive environment for everyone in the school community.

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Beyond "The Wire": A Baltimore School Changes the Channel

While the celebrated HBO series turns its lens on the city's failing urban schools, one high school there strives for success.

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Betting on Change: Growing Pains in Nevada's Boomtown

The Las Vegas building boom has stretched the creativity and resources of the fastest-growing school district in the nation.

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Duncan Joins Calls to Reinvent Career Technical Education

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan calls for increased rigor and relevance in career and technical education to boost college and career-readiness.

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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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