George Lucas Educational Foundation
Schools That Work
Eminence Independent Schools
What makes this a SCHOOL THAT WORKS
A Small Town School Embraces a Big Vision
A determined superintendent looks to transform student lives in his rural Kentucky hometown.
Cranking Teaching Strategies Up to Awesome
“Surprise and delight” is a core student engagement strategy at this school—built into both the instruction and the building’s design.
Setting Students Up for College Success
Get a look at a dual-enrollment program that prepares high school students to overcome the obstacles on the path to finishing college.
Building Empathy Through Community Projects
Twice a year, students and teachers in Eminence, Kentucky, collaborate for three days on meaningful projects that serve their community.
Building a 21st-Century Learning Space
A community raised $6 million to construct an innovative 30,000-square-foot facility complete with makerspaces and learning labs.