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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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Strategies to Prevent the Neurotoxic Impact of School Stress

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Strategies to Prevent the Neurotoxic Impact of School Stress

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Resilience and Grit: Resource Roundup

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Resilience and Grit: Resource Roundup

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Photo Gallery: Faces of Reform

Passionate people at Houston's YES Prep charter schools are transforming outcomes for thousands of kids every day. Now change makers from other schools are borrowing from their model.

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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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Waldorf Methods to Use in Your Classroom

Six tips to spice up the day.

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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.

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Restorative Justice and Youth Court: Alternatives to Suspension

Restorative Justice and Youth Court: Youth Court Director Don Carney outlines a proven approach to dealing with bullying for National Bullying Prevention Month.

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Five Students, Five Paths to a Future That Works

A second chance for success in school

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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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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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Medora: A High School Sports Documentary That Transcends Its Genre

Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips reviews the high school basketball film 'Medora,' pointing to its lessons about persistence, community and economic fallout as custom-made teachable moments for social studies and humanities classrooms.

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On Educating Educators: Top Training Is the Bottom Line

A veteran administrator says it's irrelevant whether teacher preparation is traditional or alternative -- we just need to make it better.

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