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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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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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What are the Modeled Behaviors Children Learn from Teachers in the Classroom?

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Waldorf Methods to Use in Your Classroom

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

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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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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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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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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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A Campus-Community Approach to Enriching the After-School Hours

Providence's after-school AfterZone is a citywide system of engaging programs that at-risk middle-school students have taken ownership of.

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High Tech High Internships with Real-World Impact
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Adult-World Connections: An Internship with Real Impact for Rescuers

A high school intern improves emergency-helicopter communications for San Diego's police and fire departments.

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