George Lucas Educational Foundation
Project-Based Learning

Student Entrepreneurs Change Their Community

In a business academy in Oakland, California, a group of teenagers took the initiative to fight truancy and design a new school. In the process, they won a national student leadership competition.
September 3, 2003

Editor's Note: The student-inspired Youth Empowerment School (YES) opened in 2003. SIFE has changed its name to SAGE.

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