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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.

Collaboration with local museums and community organizations offer Normal Park students real-world connections to the curriculum.

Examples That Work

Meeting your match for mentors, internships and expert assistance.

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Locating the pots of money designated for career tech academies and pathways.

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Evidence of success in lowering the dropout rate and raising grades.

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Yes Prep North Central | Grades 6-12

A focus on family involvement is one reason for student success in the rigorous college-prep environment at YES Prep North Central in Houston, Texas.

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Edwards Middle School | Grades 6-8

Extended learning time allows students to work together in groups to improve their skills and gives them the opportunity to explore extracurricular areas of interest.

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

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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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Yes Prep North Central | Grades 6-12

A focus on college preparation for all students helps get them to four-year schools.

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Yes Prep North Central | Grades 6-12

Enroll students from working-class homes in a school with extraordinary teachers and administrators. Give them all a mission that will transform their lives. Then discover the astonishing success of Houston's Yes Prep North Central.

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Yes Prep North Central | Grades 6-12

Bold ideas from YES Prep North Central, a successful Houston charter school.

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