George Lucas Educational Foundation
Social and Emotional Learning
Schools That Work
Maplewood Richmond Heights High School
What makes this a SCHOOL THAT WORKS
How an Apprenticeship Model Engaged Students and Turned a School Around
At Maplewood Richmond Heights High School, educators think of school as an apprenticeship for kids’ futures—and it’s working.
Raising the Bar for Student Work
Sharing high-quality examples from past students makes expectations for classwork tangible.
Career & Technical Education
Making Career Connections in Every Classroom
Building real-world work skills and authentic activities into lessons helps students see a path beyond high school.
Deepening Learning With Understanding by Design
Learners benefit when teachers intentionally plan their units backward—starting with the desired outcome.
Home Visits Make a School Community Stronger
Getting to know every family helps schools better support students, even into high school.