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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

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

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A whole-school focus on a specific profession helps make amazing partnerships possible.

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Small learning communities link academics and career skills in a collaborative model.

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Idaho Digital Learning Academy deploys online learning to expand course options, personalize instruction, and reduce costs.

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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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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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Classroom strategies backed by research and ongoing teacher development have helped narrow the achievement gap at this Title I school.

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At P. K. Yonge, using Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) enables teachers to differentiate and provide each student the right level of instruction to succeed.

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A whole-school focus on a specific profession helps make amazing partnerships possible.

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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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