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WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Yes Prep North Central

Grades 6-12 | Houston, TX

Resources and Lesson Plans for a College-bound Culture

The school shares details about administration, school culture, professional development, and curriculum -- materials that you may adapt for your class or school.
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Nuts and Bolts

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School Culture and Discipline

  • YES Core Values 58K

    Five core values shared by all the YES Prep schools

  • Family Contract - English 567K

    Commitment to college completion signed by parents and students upon enrollment (English)

  • Family Contract - Spanish 535K

    Commitment to college completion signed by parents and students upon enrollment (Spanish)

  • Thinks & Acts 783K

    Key "Thinks and Acts" for students and educators, developed by YES Prep students

  • RISE Overview 108K

    Overview of YES Prep North Central's discipline system, RISE (Restoring Individual Student Excellence)

  • RISE Responsibility Log 160K

    Responsible behavior log used in the RISE discipline system

  • RISE Respect Log 160K

    Respectful behavior log used in the RISE discipline system

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College-Bound Culture

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Teacher Development

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Curriculum and Assessment

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