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Watch Three Green Dot Students Along Their Road to College

August 14, 2017
road to college

In this video, we encounter three students in different grade levels — one middle school student, one recent high school graduate, and one alumni — from three different cities across the Green Dot network, all on different parts of their road to college.

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VOTE NOW: Green Dot Submits Three Panels for 2018 SXSWedu Conference & Festival

August 14, 2017
SXSWedu

For its third year in a row, Green Dot submitted proposals for our educators, leadership team and staff to lead panel discussions at the SXSWedu annual conference in Austin, TX. Vote for Green Dot’s panels today!

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Cultivating Professional Habits With Our Second Generation of Green Dot Interns

August 2, 2017
Interns

Our second annual cohort of interns, made up of Green Dot juniors from seven different schools, is spending their summer working alongside our staff and in the offices of community partners to gain insight into career fields of interest and cultivate professional habits.

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New Year, New Faces: Meet Three New School Leaders Excited For Their New Roles

July 27, 2017
school leaders

As the school year approaches, Green Dot proudly welcomes new school leaders to our growing community as they prepare to roll up their sleeves and get to work in schools across California, Washington, and Tennessee. Meet the school leaders at Green Dot’s three newest schools.

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The Link Between Parents, Communities and Green Dot

July 12, 2017
parent community engagement coordinators

At Green Dot, a special staff person helps power the vital partnership between schools, families, and communities — we call them Parent Coordinators, and they help bridge the gap between students’ home and school lives.

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Parting Wisdom from Hillcrest’s Class of 2017

July 7, 2017
Hillcrest Class of 2017

This is Hillcrest’s first graduation under Green Dot’s operation of the school, making it a very special Class of 2017. At this year’s graduation ceremony, the Hillcrest valedicotiran and two salutatorians shared insight and encouragement with their classmates.

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Recalculating Trajectory: Intervention Courses Put Students Back on the Path to College

July 3, 2017
Reading

Two years ago when Destiny Middle School, Tacoma’s first charter public middle school, opened its doors, more than 80% of the students were reading below grade level. Jenni Denison’s son Isaiah was one of those students.

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Vladovic Honors Ánimo College Preparatory Academy For Community Connection

June 28, 2017
Hands Around Jordan

LAUSD Board Member Dr. Richard Vladovic honors Ánimo College Preparatory Academy for their connection to the community through their “Hands Around Jordan” event.

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Building a Great School Together in Hickory Hill

June 20, 2017
Bluff City

“Founding a school is a huge amount of work, but it’s also a huge opportunity,” said Jonas G. Cleaves, principal of Green Dot Tennessee’s newest school, Bluff City High School.

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Robotics: It’s Not All Nuts and Bolts

June 15, 2017
Robotics

A feeling of camaraderie filled the room as students shared their feelings of anxiousness and pride with other students at the third annual Green Dot Robotics Competition.

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Assemblymember Gipson Honors Ánimo Watts Teacher

June 13, 2017
Quinteros

Assemblymember Mike Gipson honored Ánimo Watts teacher Lesley Quinteros for her commitment to her community and her students.

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Memphis Seniors Graduate Ready For College, Leadership and Life

June 12, 2017
graduation

Green Dot leadership, educators and staff proudly celebrate the end of a successful school year as 209 students from our two high schools in Memphis walk the stage at their graduation ceremonies.

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