George Lucas Educational Foundation

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.


Teachers Shake Up Shakespeare with Digital Media

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Intervention for Failing Students: What Matters Most?

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Mathematics Education: A Way Forward

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Teachers Shake Up Shakespeare with Digital Media

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Principal of a School on the Edge

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Intervention for Failing Students: What Matters Most?

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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 North Central by the Numbers

A Houston charter school's story in statistics.

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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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A Thriving School Sets Replication in Gear

YES Prep spreads its success to the community at large.

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Families Respond to a School on a Mission

The commitment required to attend YES Prep demands familial support for its students.

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A School Grows Great Educators

At YES Prep, grabbing top-notch talent isn't always an option. Out of necessity, they are developing their own.

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Administrators: Tough Love

At YES Prep, sustaining high levels of achievement requires constant vigilance.

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Using Staff Expertise to Increase Graduation Rates

Anne O'Brien explains how a school district in the state of Washington dramatically increased graduation rates in their high schools.

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Restorative Justice and Youth Court: Alternatives to Suspension

Restorative Justice and Youth Court: Youth Court Director Don Carney outlines a proven approach to dealing with bullying for National Bullying Prevention Month.

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Help Students Set Up an Effective Writing Routine

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

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Good Teachers Are the Product of Nurture, Not Just Nature

It has become an article of faith in the Washington thinktankocracy that teachers are the most important factor in their students' success. That's not an entirely bad thing. What professional doesn't want to be thought important? But think-tank dwellers...

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Extended-Day Learning = Quality Time for Students

Houston's charter school, YES Prep North Central, uses extra hours to prepare kids for college.

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At-Risk Students Make Multimedia

A team of college professors and K-12 teachers discovers how building video games can elevate student performance.

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Lesson 8: Social Branding

Building a brand that youth identify with can make or break after-school programs.