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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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The Link Between Suspension and Dropout

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The Link Between Suspension and Dropout

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Dyslexia in the General Education Classroom

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"It's Not What's Wrong With the Children, It's What's Happened to Them"

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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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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 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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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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Early-Childhood Education Takes to the Outdoors

Kids in Waldkindergarten, also known as forest kindergarten, are building fires and braving the snow. And they're all the better for it.

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Career Technical Classes: Preparing Tomorrow's Skilled Professionals

Learning trade skills without losing sight of college.

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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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Merging Career Tech with College Prep: Why We Chose These Schools

A checklist of essential qualities for career academies in Edutopia's "Schools That Work" series.

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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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Career Tech Meets College Prep: Ten Tips to Get Going

Practical advice for taking those first steps.

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