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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Education Equity

How can we ensure all students have equal access to opportunities, support, and the tools they need to succeed? Explore and share proven ways to make this happen.

Teaching for Justice: 10 Ways To Unravel Systemic Oppression

How do you confront any racial injustice at your school? How do you reflect on your own potential biases in the classroom? Explore ten tactics to help answer those questions.


Innovative Education: A Look at Training Teachers in Kenya

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How to Engage Underperforming Students

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Do's & Don'ts For Teaching English-Language Learners

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Limiting Our Students Via Race, Class, and Gender

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Innovative Education: A Look at Training Teachers in Kenya

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How to Engage Underperforming Students

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A Louisiana School Leader Answers the Call of Duty

After Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans principal Rene Lewis-Carter went above and beyond to reinvent her elementary school.

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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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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

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.


Immigrant Students Aim for College

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

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Obama Spends on Education Innovation

The U.S. Department of Education will give priority to programs with a successful track record.


A Week in the Life of PASA's After-School AfterZone

Some Providence, Rhode Island, students are finding that their after-school learning program might be more enticing than an afternoon at the mall.



YES Prep: Mark DiBella on How to Lead a Change

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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UC Study: 5 Findings on College Success for Low-Income Youth

Blogger Bob Lenz shares how urban high schools can increase the number of low-income youth graduating and attending college.


Extend, Don't Cut, Learning Time

While state and local education budgets scale back, shortening school hours and days, cautions Anne O'Brien, should not be up for consideration.

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December 10 Webinar: "Creating a Strong School Culture: Inspiration from Houston's Successful YES Prep Schools"

Anyone who has worked in public education knows that school culture can make or break the experience. Great teachers, programs, and practices succeed best only with a culture that supports them.In this session, YES Prep leaders explain what they do, how they...

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Teachers and Parents: Join the Fight for a Fair and Open Internet

Protecting the open Internet is really about, if we're honest, protecting one of the best things that there is about being young today.

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Five Steps to Widening the College Pipeline for African American and Latino Students

Dr. Danielle Moss Lee, President and CEO at HEAF, proposes a strategy for raising the expectations of college for minority and low-income students.

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Legislation Done Right Can Drive School Improvement

Anne O'Brien explains that part of effective legislation includes taking a close look at the schools implementing it.

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