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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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Seven Steps to Building School-to-Industry Partnerships

Meeting your match for mentors, internships and expert assistance.

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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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Career Tech Meets College Prep: Ten Tips to Get Going

Practical advice for taking those first steps.

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Connecting High School to College and Career
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Connecting High School to College and Career

A new approach to career and technical education is engaging high school students by combining rigorous academics with hands-on learning in specific fields of professional study and training.

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Academies Raise the Bar at a Comprehensive High School
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Academies Raise the Bar at a Comprehensive High School

Focusing on careers in green energy and manufacturing technology improves attendance and test scores at Laguna Creek High School in Elk Grove, California.

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Career and Technical Education: Research Roundup

Evidence of success in lowering the dropout rate and raising grades

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Middle School's Role in Dropout Prevention

Blogger Anne O'Brien shares research and resources for helping secondary students stay in school.

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Inside the Classroom and Mind of an Extraordinary Teacher

Inside the classroom and mind of an extraordinary teacher, a biography of Albert Cullum

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Resources and Downloads for Online Learning

Free tools, web links and other resources to help bring online learning to your school.

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Research-Based Practices for Engaging Students in STEM Learning

Innovative and effective practices at Cleveland's MC2 STEM High School are driving learning and higher achievement for students in a district where every student qualifies for free- or reduced-price meals.

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My "Academy Awards" for Best Educational Documentaries

Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips, acknowledging the proliferation of education-themed documentaries, starts a new tradition: the Educational Documentary Academy Awards! Join the suspense and celebration as he reveals which films were his favorites and why.

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Teach Shakespeare However You Want -- Just Keep His Language Alive

Where there's Will, there's a way . . . to teach. Any approach that brings students to Shakespeare is worth trying, but in the end, the lingo's the thing.

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Want Your Students College Ready? Use PBL

Editor's note: Today's guest blogger is Thom Markham, a psychologist, educator, and president of Global Redesigns, an international consulting organization focused on project-based learning, social-emotional learning, youth development, and 21st-century...

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