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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 ensures that students learn how to think critically and are assessed in an authentic way.

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School Of The Future | Grades 6-8

John Fanning and Stacy Goldstein share insight on how you can implement an "authentic" assessment strategy at your school.

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School Of The Future | Grades 6-8

A checklist of essential qualities for schools and school districts profiled in Edutopia's Schools That Work.

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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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John Lennon Educational Tour Bus: Making the Dreams of Young Musical Artists a Reality

The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus is a recording studio on wheels that brings music education to schools across the country.

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YES Prep Cultivates Parent Engagement
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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Wings Program | Grades K-5

A South Carolina program pioneers a model for teaching social and emotional lessons to the neediest children after school.

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A compilation of sites and organizations that provide useful information and resources to help you better understand and implement Career and Technical Education.

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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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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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