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Dropout Prevention

Learn about programs and share ideas to support at-risk students and keep all young people in school.

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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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5 Tips for Teaching the Tough Kids

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5 Tips for Teaching the Tough Kids

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Administrators at Houston's YES Prep North Central organize around a clear educational strategy -- invest in teachers, and help them to have strong relationships with their students.

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Want Your Students College Ready? Use PBL

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Give students the gift of a writing routine to help them build a crucial foundation.

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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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