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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

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

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