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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

Preparing teachers to work in a collaborative academy culture.

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A checklist of essential qualities for career academies in Edutopia's "Schools That Work" series.

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At Bravo High School Where Students Go After Graduation 49.8% Four-year College56.9% Community College1.5% Military1.7% Vocational School

Not My Father's Shop Class: Fusing Career Tech with College Prep

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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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Meeting your match for mentors, internships and expert assistance.

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A quick reference on the science behind virtual schooling.

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Teacher Susan McCray Lights the Fire of Project Learning

By guiding her students through rigorous projects aimed at illuminating solutions to real-world problems, high school humanities teacher Susan McCray uses Outward Bound principles to tap into students' passions for learning.

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YES Prep: A Culture of Achievement
Yes Prep North Central | Grades 6-12

A supportive and caring environment underpins a strict discipline program.

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YES Prep: College-Bound Culture
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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How a Longer School Day Can Improve Academics
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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One Teacher's Take: How Holly Mortimer Took Her Teaching Career Online

It takes a certain kind of educator to thrive as a full-time online teacher. Holly Mortimer describes how skills like responsiveness and flexibility are critical to create the best online learning experiences for students.

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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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