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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.

Education Equity: Tackling the Term "At Risk"

Given the opportunity, any student will rise to the level of expectations. Providing students with many opportunities to do so is the key.

After Ferguson and NY: Holding Space for Sadness, Anger, and Hope

How do we find courage and motivate colleagues to look inward, look outward, and do something about injustices -- in our classrooms, schools, justice system, and society?

How Teachers Can Help Girls Lead

Based on recent findings, a report offers three recommendations as to how teachers, schools, and districts can help close the gender leadership gap.

Creating Classrooms for Social Justice

Teach your students about making positive change in the world by connecting with them, discussing real-world problems and multiple perspectives, creating classroom community, and including authentic assessment.

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.

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8 Myths That Undermine Educational Effectiveness

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Educate to Liberate: Build an Anti-Racist Classroom

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Bridging the ADHD Gap

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

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Equity in Education: Where to Begin?

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Bridging the ADHD Gap

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Should We Engage in the Politics of Education?

Guest blogger Tim Furman summarizes this week's #edchat: How can we provide equal access to quality education for all?

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Jaime Escalante, More Inspiring than Ever

Edutopia's Kathy Baron reflects on the life and legacy of Jaime Escalante who passed away yesterday.

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Guest Blog: What's the Best Way to Teach "At-Risk" Students?

Guest blogger Mary Beth Hertz discusses the best way to teach "at-risk" students?, the topic of March 16 #edchat

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Guest Blogger: Equitable access to technology in education – can there ever be guarantees?

Guest blogger Berni Wall summarizes this week's fiery edchat topic: Equitable access to technology in education.

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Linda Darling-Hammond on Becoming Internationally Competitive
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Big Thinkers: Linda Darling-Hammond on Becoming Internationally Competitive

Stanford University professor and noted researcher Linda Darling-Hammond discusses what the United States can learn from high-achieving countries on teaching, learning, and assessment.

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College-Bound Culture at a Texas School
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YES Prep's Blueprint for Success

YES Prep North Central, serving grades 6-12 in Houston, does whatever it takes to prepare students for college success.

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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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Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) Expert Roger Weissberg on Academics and Character Education
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EQ Meets IQ: An Interview with Roger Weissberg

The president of the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL) discusses the effects of social and emotional learning on academic achievement.

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Equity in Education: Where to Begin?

If we hope for equity in education, we may have to abandon our efforts toward standardization and recognize the individuality of our students.

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Happiness: A Key Outcome of Equitable Schools

How might we apply the country of Bhutan's Gross National Happiness index in our schools?

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Celebrating Women in Technology

Blogger Mary Beth Hertz advocates for the personal and cultural benefits of steering more girls onto the technology career track.

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On Education Reform: Equity

Blogger Eric Brunsell tackles the issue of equity in the education reform debate.

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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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Support System: A District Focuses on Individuals to Achieve Schoolwide Success

Out in the baking desert of southeastern California, added professional support gives teachers a breath of fresh air.

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