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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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Destiny Middle School Student

The Need for Public School Choice for Teachers

October 22, 2015

Destiny Middle School 6th Grade English Language Arts and Literacy Enrichment teacher, Kayla Vickaryous, reflects on the importance of public school choice for teachers, parents and students.

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Green Dot Students Using Computers

A Vision for Education Technology

September 23, 2015

Green Dot Public Schools’ investments in a robust technology infrastructure, high-quality devices, a world-class service model, and mechanisms for innovation and project management have created a strong foundation for the successful expansion of education technology in schools and classrooms.

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Green Dot Ambassadors Define Hands-on-Philanthropy

September 18, 2015

The Green Dot Ambassador Program is a way to inform and develop the next generation of community and city leaders to take on the important task of being a steward for the well-being and education of our city’s youth.

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Ensuring Success for Students in Washington Charters

September 9, 2015

On Friday, September 4th, the Washington State Supreme Court made the extraordinary decision that it is unconstitutional for Washington charters to operate. There is, however, a demand in the state for high-quality educational options to traditional schools. Parents want—and students deserve—public schools choice.

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Locke High: Empowering Positive Change in Watts

August 29, 2015

By Dr. Peggy Gutierrez Principal at Alain LeRoy Locke High School since 2008 The Flashpoint At 7pm on the evening of August 11th 1965, a Wednesday, at the intersection of Avalon Boulevard and 116th street, Marquette Frye was stopped and arrested for driving under the influence. The incident quickly escalated into one of the largest and deadliest…

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Newsweek Publishes America’s Top High Schools 2015, Green Dot Beats the Odds

August 22, 2015

This week, Newsweek published its America’s Top High Schools 2015 list. Three Green Dot public schools were recognized for helping low-income students beat the odds.

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A School Cheer to Start the Year

August 13, 2015

For this year’s All Green Dot Day, we challenged our schools to create a school cheer to show their spirit, and to compete in a social media contest.

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All Green Dot Day

Back-to-School Kick-Off with All Green Dot Day

August 7, 2015

Nobody does back-to-school quite like Green Dot Public Schools. At All Green Dot Day we come together for a day of celebration, recognition, mission focus, and personal development.

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