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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.


5 Tips for Teaching the Tough Kids

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Intervention for Failing Students: What Matters Most?

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5 Epiphanies for Reaching the Unreachable Learner

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5 Epiphanies for Reaching the Unreachable Learner

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That "Aha!" Moment of College or Career Readiness

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5 Tips for Teaching the Tough Kids

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Lesson Plans and Assessments from YES Prep

Teacher-created classroom resources for a college-prep curriculum.

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Steve Barr's Answers for School Reform

Green Dot's founder, who led the turnaround of the toughest school in Los Angeles, discusses his ideas on how to fix a failing system.

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Seven Building Blocks for Successful High Schools

Green Dot founder Steve Barr shares his organization's fundamental requirements for creating a viable school.

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When the English Class Is Half Full, Keep Pouring It On

Despite absences at an inner-city school, a teacher commits to long-term projects.

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Waldorf-Inspired Public Schools Are on the Rise

Waldorf-inspired public schools are on the rise as parents seek relief from the high-stakes testing culture.

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Public Schools Access Digital Media Resources by Forging Partnerships with Colleges

To master the digital classroom, K-12 teachers can tap into resources at local colleges and universities.


At-Risk Students Make Multimedia

A team of college professors and K-12 teachers discovers how building video games can elevate student performance.

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YES Prep: Mark DiBella on How to Lead a Change

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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After-School Success for Students in Chicago

Pursuing Passions After School: Chicago's Model Educational-Enrichment Effort

Community mentors help the After School Matters program serve more than 25,000 Chicago students.

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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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Engaging At-Risk Students with Real-World Science Experience

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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Arne Duncan @ YES Prep's Senior Signing in Houston (Photos)

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan joined the faculty and students of YES Prep North Central in Houston, TX to celebrate the Senior Signing ceremony of 43 graduates.

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College and Career Ready: One Student's Story

Elena Aguilar shares how academics play only a part in college and career preparation.

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5 Students, 5 Paths to a Future That Works

A second chance for success in school.

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