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Green Dot Alum Marco Solis

Small Schools, Huge Impact

February 11, 2016

For many families, the only option for a public education is an over-enrolled school within their designated district. This was true for the Solis family but they chose Green Dot. “My experience at APB was life-changing,” Solis recalls.

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The Dotties

The Fourth Annual Golden Dot Awards Nominees

February 9, 2016

The Golden Dot Awards celebrate educators and staff who are transforming the landscape of public education. We’re proud to announce the Fourth Annual “Dotties” Awards finalists!

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Teacher Culture

Does Teacher Culture Matter? A View Inside Green Dot’s Approach

February 4, 2016

Having the right teachers in our classrooms is among the most important challenges we face. It’s essential to students that we get it right – and we can’t do that without your help.

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Teach America

Life After Teach for America: How Green Dot Public Schools Builds on the “Foundation for Impact”

January 28, 2016

We spotlight one Green Dot teacher’s journey from Teach for America to classroom excellence, in anticipation of the TFA 25th Anniversary Summit.

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Supporting Teachers with a Little Help From Our Friends

January 21, 2016

Our teachers’ work is very demanding day in and day out. Last month, a team of Green Dot volunteers supported teachers by refreshing work spaces and classrooms.

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Back to School: More Than Just a Job

January 7, 2016

Returning from the holiday break can be rough. School classified employees, like Charles Durham and Marlon Byrd (pictured), help keep our students safe every day. Mr. Daymond Johnson, President of Ánimo Classified Employees Association and School Safety Officer at Ánimo Pat Brown, explains why his responsibility to the students makes going back to school that much easier.

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Green Dot Happy Holidays

#FutureUnwritten: This Season’s Match Up with Oscar De La Hoya

December 16, 2015

We are grateful to each of you for being our partners in making the Green Dot difference a reality. #FutureUnwritten

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Best Teacher Gifts

Best Teacher Gifts – as Decided by Teachers

December 10, 2015

We asked our teachers: What is the most memorable or best teacher gift you’ve ever received? Here is a little of what they had to say.

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Fairley Accountability

Embracing Accountability for Tennessee’s Public Charter Schools

December 3, 2015

Charter schools are part of the public school system and, as such, are held responsible for their students’ performance. Read how Green Dot Public Schools Tennessee is embracing accountability.

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Destiny Charter Middle School

When Times Are Tough, Give Thanks

November 26, 2015

In the midst of uncertainty, Destiny Middle School families gathered to celebrate its roots and its appreciation for their learning community. Together they stood united and strong during a time when the community was faced with adversity.

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The Educator Framework that Unleashed My Teacher Jedi

November 19, 2015

There’s no doubt that teaching is hard. At Green Dot, we hold our students to the highest standard of excellence and expect no less of our teachers. Read one teacher’s story of how she went from good to great using our educator framework.

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Finding Personal Success at Green Dot Public Schools

November 12, 2015

From his first days at Oscar de la Hoya Ánimo Charter High School, Ivan Gaeta noticed things were a bit different. Ivan found himself a student one day and a Green Dot employee the next.

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