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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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Dyslexia in the General Education Classroom

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Awash in a Sea of Misinformation: Charter School Myths and Realities

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5 Tips for Teaching the Tough Kids

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A School Grows Great Educators

At YES Prep, grabbing top-notch talent isn't always an option. Out of necessity, they are developing their own.

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Administrators: Tough Love

At YES Prep, sustaining high levels of achievement requires constant vigilance.

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Principal Philip Wright on Building Relationships at YES Prep North Central
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Philip Wright on Building Relationships

YES Prep North Central's principal talks about the school's approach to productive student conduct.

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YES Prep: Mark DiBella on How to Lead a Change
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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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YES Prep Cultivates Parent Engagement
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Cultivating Parent Engagement

A focus on family involvement is one reason for student success in the rigorous college-prep environment at YES Prep North Central in Houston, Texas.

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YES Prep: College-Bound Culture
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How YES Prep Prepares Students for College and Beyond

A focus on college preparation for all students helps get them to four-year schools.

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YES Prep Makes Learning Relevant
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YES Prep Makes Learning Relevant

Ninth-grade English teacher Rachael Arthur makes Shakespeare come to life for her students.

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Principal Derek Pierce on Building Relationships Between Students and Teachers
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Principal Derek Pierce on Building Relationships Between Students and Teachers

How a Portland, Maine high school made human relationships the building blocks of high student achievement.

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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 dwellers...

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Teacher Development: Learning a Cooperative Method of Teaching

Preparing teachers to work in a collaborative academy culture.

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Silent Statistics: Student-Performance Data Misses the Most Important Outcomes

The information gleaned from standardized tests may not measure some of their worst side effects.

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Report on Dropout Rates: Who's Missing from Graduation Stages?

Blogger Suzie Boss reports that dropout rates are higher for students living in poverty, highlighting noteworthy programs that are currently trying to change this.

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4-H Goes Digital
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4-H Goes Digital

The Tech Wizards after-school program uses technology to introduce Latino students to careers and educational pathways in science, technology, engineering, and math.

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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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