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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

The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus is a recording studio on wheels that brings music education to schools across the country.

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

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For more than 12 years, Seattle's John Stanford International School has been a model for international schools, immersing its elementary students in global awareness and achieving academically as well.

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Casa Grande High School | Grades 9-12

A high school hatchery protects endangered species and demands academic excellence.

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Henry Ford Academy | Grades 9-12

Combine a school, a museum, and a global corporation, and you get a learning environment like no other.

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OUTCOMES Once among the worst-performing middle schools in the state, Cochrane has been making great strides by narrowing its achievement gap and doubling student performance in the past three years.

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

Mount Desert Elementary focuses on creating a learning environment that helps the students feel a sense of community in order to build self-confidence and encourage a strong academic education.

Student behavior improved after implementing meditation techniques to relax students, promote a sense of well-being, and foster more-positive interactions.

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Collaboration with local museums and community organizations offer Normal Park students real-world connections to the curriculum.

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