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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

Charter Schools Take Aim at At-Risk Students

Of the more than 600 charter schools in Florida. Some focus on the arts, some on sciences. Others are high schools that help students who are at risk for not finishing or dropping out completely. 308 more words


Rethinking Summer

By Aubrey Perry & Devora Shamah

Summer is generally considered a time for relaxation and play for students. However, for many college students it can be a time to either move toward completion or a time to get off track in their educations. 497 more words

Gateway To College

Defending Childhood Report

See task force recommendations for schools, communities, and juvenile justice systems here:  Defending Childhood Report

Connect to information and registration for: The Maine Event – A National Conference on Positive School Climate!


Positive School Climate = A Hardiness Zone for All School Goals and Initiatives

It’s spring, and it’s still snowing here in Maine. It takes a counter-intuitive leap of faith to get those spring peas into the frigid ground – but now is the time to plant! 270 more words


The MAINE Event: A National Conference on Positive School Climate and Culture - Register Early!!


JOIN US JULY 7th & 8th in Portland, Maine!!!

THE FIRST 200 PEOPLE TO REGISTER will be entered into our Maine Event raffles!   50 more words