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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

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.

Meet a Virtual Principal: How to Lead from a Distance

Administrator Jeff Farden takes us on a ride through his workday and describes the unique demands of leadership for online learning.

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Virtual schools are transforming students' experiences nationwide, as spotlighted these standout examples from the Edutopia archives.

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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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Personalized Learning at Chile's San Luis Beltrán School

Students become responsible for their learning by setting their own pace at a school that educates parents as well as children.

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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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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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Edwards Middle School | Grades 6-8

Resources on This Page: Resources from Edwards Middle School Learn More About Edwards Middle School: Website, Articles, Videos, and Blogs

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Sharing Data to Create Stronger Parent Partnerships
Humboldt Elementary | Grades K-6

By sending home detailed data reports that focus on a specific skill, Humboldt opens a two-way line of communication with parents about their child's learning.

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