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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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Ten Tips for Personalized Learning via Technology

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Resilience and Grit: Resource Roundup

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

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Middle School's Role in Dropout Prevention

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Ten Tips for Personalized Learning via Technology

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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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Rural Students Reap Academic Gains from Community Service

In Fowler, California, one school district weaves farm-focused service learning throughout the curriculum.

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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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Shop Classes Return -- with a 21st-Century Twist

Teaching life skills such as high tech welding could be one antidote to the economic crisis.

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Immigrant Students Aim for College

A Texas high school on the Mexican border settles for nothing less than success.

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Obama's Education Goals Reflect Edutopia's

Discover coverage of programs that illustrate the president's emerging agenda for public schools.

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Funding a Career Tech/College Prep Start-Up

Locating the pots of money designated for career tech academies and pathways

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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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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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A School District in Las Vegas Expands Educational Opportunities
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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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Extended-Day Learning = Quality Time for Students

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

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YES Prep North Central by the Numbers

A Houston charter school's story in statistics.

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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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