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Maguire: ‘We have never been more certain of your boundless potential’

May 25, 2017
Golden Dot Awards

In her acceptance speech, 2017 Green Dot Principal of the Year Meghan Maguire shares an inspiring message.

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Rainier Valley Leadership Academy to Open in Seattle

May 22, 2017
Rainier Valley

Green Dot is excited to announce a high quality middle school option for students throughout Seattle: Rainier Valley Leadership Academy is set to open its doors for the first time in August 2017.

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Happy Education Support Professionals Week!

May 21, 2017
Education Support Professionals

This week is Education Support Professionals Week in California. Green Dot would like to thank our campus security officers, parent coordinators, office assistants, school operations managers and instructional aides for the amazing work they do for our students.

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Creating Scholarship Opportunities at Green Dot’s First 5K

May 17, 2017
Race to College

This spring, the teachers union representing our teachers in California, Asociación de Maestros Unidos, and Green Dot worked together to host the First Annual Race to College 5K Fun(d) Run.

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Locke Students Reflect on South LA’s History and Write a New Chapter…in Their Own Book

May 9, 2017
Book

Students at Alain LeRoy Locke College Preparatory Academy are soon-to-be published authors. Locke was selected by 826LA to participate in their annual Young Authors Book Project. Their book, When the Moon is Up, will be available for purchase on May 19th, 2017.

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Tiana Diggs: The Fulfillment of a Promise

May 9, 2017
Tiana Diggs

I was a first year teacher with Green Dot, and at my very first All Green Dot Day I remember feeling so lost and overwhelmed with all I had to do to prepare for my students. Today, I am not only a Physical Sciences teacher, but also a Demo Classroom teacher, an Instructional Leadership teacher, a Professional Development Leader, and a New Mentor teacher. Through these roles I have the privilege of coaching and mentoring teachers from across the Green Dot network.

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Five Green Dot Teachers Honored as Heroes of Education

May 3, 2017
Heroes in Education

This spring Los Angeles Unified School District District 7 Board Member Dr. Richard Vladovic honored educators from over 150 schools in his district at the Heroes in Education Award Ceremony. These educators were honored for their achievements in creating opportunities for student success, and making their schools and communities a better place for the families they serve.

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Nine Green Dot High Schools Rank in U.S. News & World Report’s Best

April 26, 2017
Best High School

This week, the U.S. News & World Report issued its Best High Schools 2017 report. The report recognizes each of our nine independent public charter high schools as among the best across in the nation.

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In Memoriam: Labor and Education Hero Mike Garcia

April 24, 2017
Mark Garcia

This week we honor the life of labor hero Mike Garcia, a powerful leader of labor movements in the west, and a former member of the Green Dot Public Schools Board of Directors.

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California’s Gold Ribbon Awarded to Three Green Dot Schools

April 18, 2017
Gold Ribbon

Ánimo Inglewood and Ánimo Leadership were awarded California’s highest educational honor, a Gold Ribbon School Award. They join Ánimo Pat Brown, who received a Gold Ribbon Award in 2015.

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Adventures Outside the Classroom: Green Dot Teens Are Up to the Challenge

April 13, 2017
Teen Adventure Challenge

This spring eight teams of Green Dot students and school staff conquered a one-of-a-kind outdoor adventure that tested their endurance, strength and teamwork.

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Spotlighting a Future Leader of Green Dot Seattle Middle School

April 12, 2017

Ms. Myra McCormick will serve Green Dot Seattle Middle School as Assistant Principal in its founding year after completing the Green Dot Administrator In Residence program.

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