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Connect! (Part 2): Harnessing the 4 Motivations that Drive Human Behavior

I (Arlyn) recently spoke with an alternative education teacher who told me how her school can predict when a new student will have negative outburst. She told me, “Three weeks, pretty much to the day, is when they’ll act out. 575 more words


Connect! (The Best Way To Help Students Succeed)

One of my (Arlyn’s) five children had a rather low GPA when he was in high school, relative to his capacity (and much to his parents’ constant dismay). 622 more words


Engaging Students through Service-Learning

By Amy Meuers, Chief Operating Officer

In Chicago, nearly 40,000 youth between the ages of 15 and 20 and approximately 97,000 youth ages 16 to 24 are high school dropouts. 520 more words


LITE Finalist Feature: Chris Banks (Dropout Prevention)

Name-Chris Banks

School-Freedom Prep, Junior

College he’s interested in-Wash U in St. Louis

Community Problem-In Memphis, much of today’s youth continue to drop out of school without any sort of comprehensive solution to solve the problem.  94 more words