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Dropout Prevention

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Middle School's Role in Dropout Prevention

Anne O'Brien shares research and resources for helping secondary students stay in school.

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Ten Tips for Personalized Learning via Technology

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How to End the Dropout Crisis: Ten Strategies for Student Retention

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Ten Tips for Personalized Learning via Technology

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How to End the Dropout Crisis: Ten Strategies for Student Retention

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The Positive Path: A Recipe for Risk Reduction

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Statewide and cross-country services link students and their questions about school assignments with educators who can guide them.

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How have you helped change education this year, and what will keep you going next year?

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Around-the-Clock Learning: Extending the Definition of 'School'
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Around-the-Clock Learning: Extending the Definition of 'School'

Chicago's John Spry Community School goes beyond traditional hours on and off campus to foster student success.

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David Garibaldi: From Outlaw to International Hip Hop Artist

This successful performance artist credits his career pathway program for making high school relevant.

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Honoring Our Catchers in the Rye

Edutopia blogger Mark Phillips, inspired by J.D. Salinger's character Holden Caulfield, suggests that we start recognizing our own Catchers in the Rye - those educators and institutions committed to saving kids from falling off the cliff.

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Parents Power School Reform

Houston's Hogg Middle School is raising the bar, with help from YES Prep and some pushy parents.

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YES Prep: Mark DiBella on How to Lead a Change
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Mark DiBella on How to Lead a Change

YES Prep's school director discusses how to create a positive environment for everyone in the school community.

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YES Prep Makes Learning Relevant

Ninth-grade English teacher Rachael Arthur makes Shakespeare come to life for her students.

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