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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Edutopia's Schools That Work series highlights practices and case studies from K-12 schools and districts that are improving the way students learn.

At Montpelier High School, community-based learning focuses on student interest to create internship opportunities that are designed to connect academic learning to the real world.

Examples That Work

School Of The Future | Grades 6-8

This New York City middle and high school measures the full range of student ability through formative assessments, presentations, exhibitions, and tests -- and they put a strong focus on "authentic" tasks that are tied to the real world.

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Wings Program | Grades K-5

Planning and fundraising tips to launch your own program, from the pro behind WINGS for Kids.

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Wings Program | Grades K-5

The WINGS program at Chicora Elementary in South Carolina demonstrates a promising niche for social and emotional lessons: after school.

Wings Program | Grades K-5

Free tools, guidelines, and activities to help you bring social and emotional learning to children in grades K-6 in your after-school setting.

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Wings Program | Grades K-5

WINGS for Kids is just one model of innovative uses of the after-school hours.

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Wings Program | Grades K-5

Best practices from WINGS for Kids, a carefully designed South Carolina program.

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Wings Program | Grades K-5

How South Carolina's WINGS for Kids aims to expand its program for teaching social and emotional skills to young children.

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Virtual schools are transforming students' experiences nationwide, as spotlighted these standout examples from the Edutopia archives.

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Full-Speed Reform in Rural Georgia

A public middle school and high school in Whitfield County, Georgia show how to recreate the learning strategies of a renowned charter school in a traditional setting.

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Wings Program | Grades K-5

Planning and fundraising tips to launch your own program, from the pro behind WINGS for Kids.

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Arizona's Mesquite Elementary is one of the top-performing schools in the state but has one of the lowest per pupil budgets. Here’s how the school makes more out of less.

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An Indianapolis school district builds a new model for education based on 21st century skills.

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How the South Carolina elementary school secured an eye-popping set of technology tools.

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A quick reference on the science behind virtual schooling.

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