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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Our flagship series highlights practices and case studies from K-12 schools and districts that are improving the way students learn.

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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. 

Examples That Work

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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Locating the pots of money designated for career tech academies and pathways.

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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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A quick reference on the science behind virtual schooling.

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

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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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High Tech High's Vocational and Academic Model
High Tech High School | Grades 9-12

High Tech High School's four academies provide students with a range of vocational majors, connecting them with real-world contexts and teaching 21st-century skills.

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