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6 Guiding Principles to Professional Development

May 21, 2015

For Green Dot educators, professional development offers a chance to personalize their professional narrative.

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Hall of Fame Homecoming

May 12, 2015

Forty-two years after graduation from Locke High School, baseball greats, Eddie Murray and Ozzie Smith, returned to their alma mater, where the baseball field was renamed in their honor.

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#ThankATeacher Day and National Charter Schools Week: Two Reasons to Celebrate

May 7, 2015

National Charter Schools Week gives Green Dot Public Schools another reason to celebrate our amazing teachers and students.

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Locke music

Locke High School Band Begins March Back To Glory

April 30, 2015

The Locke Academy Wind Ensemble performed at the Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association in Irvine on March 20, their first concert band festival in years.

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12 Inspirational Quotes from the 2015 Golden Dot Award Winners

March 19, 2015

The Golden Dot Awards are an opportunity to honor the hard work and dedication of Green Dot’s outstanding teachers, administrators, and staff. This year, we asked each of the winners to share the best career advice they received that helped them get to where they are today.

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A Different Kind of Teachers Union

March 12, 2015

Salina Joiner, President of AMU, Green Dots teachers union, discusses her path to leadership and what makes AMU unique.

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Green Dot Teacher of the Year 2014 William Heuisler

Green Dot Teacher of the Year 2014 – William Heuisler

February 5, 2015

Green Dot’s Teacher of the Year 2014, William Heuisler, talks about his journey as an educator, and what it means to him to be a part of Animo South Los Angeles Charter High School and Green Dot Public Schools.

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Locke High School Computer Lab

Addressing Access and Equity Gaps in Technology

January 30, 2015

Part of addressing access and equity gaps in technology is learning how to use it to help students build new skills.

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Animo Leadership students

Cherry-Picking the Truth

January 22, 2015

Critics often accuse charter schools of “cherry-picking” their students. Read Green Dot’s take on these claims by Cristina de Jesus, CEO, Green Dot Public Schools California.

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Third Annual Golden Dot Awards

The Third Annual Golden Dot Awards Nominees

January 22, 2015

We are proud to announce The Third Annual Golden Dot Awards! On Saturday evening, March 14th we’ll celebrate Green Dot educators and staff who are transforming the landscape of public education.

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Animo Leadership Charter High School

Ánimo Leadership Nominated for Building of the Year!

January 13, 2015

Animo Leadership was nominated for building of the year by American-Architects.com, and came in second place in the public vote!

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Among the Nation’s Best

January 7, 2015

This year, three different publications—U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek’s The Daily Beast, and Los Angeles Magazine—honored seven different Green Dot schools as among the best, both in Los Angeles and across the country.

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