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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 P. K. Yonge Developmental Research School, integrating digital content with face-to-face learning has led to impressive gains in student achievement.

Examples That Work

How to make virtual education work best.

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A quick reference on the science behind virtual schooling.

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Idaho and three other states show the promise of online learning.

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Discover how K-12 students and teachers from across the country are using virtual technology to create enhancements to their learning experiences and new success in their lives.

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Free tools, web links and other resources to help bring online learning to your school.

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Articles, best practices, and training sites for virtual education.

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A South Carolina elementary school uses computers to engage students in a learning process, calibrated to their individual needs and abilities.


The Facing History School doesn't sugarcoat our past. It confronts it.

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Mc2 Stem High School | Grades 9-12

Respect, responsibility, and accountability: how opportunities for learning in the workplace bring out the best in students.

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With hard work and plenty of district support, Mesquite Elementary School has proven that budget cuts don’t have to mean the end of excellence.

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

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Idaho and three other states show the promise of online learning.

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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

South Carolina's WINGS for Kids uses fun activities and precise language to reinforce social and emotional lessons every day.

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