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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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Reimagining Rigor through the Arts at Ánimo Venice

April 6, 2017
reimagining rigor

Art is more than a series of classes at Ánimo Venice, it is a program that offers a gateway to the human experience, an opportunity for authentic learning to teach students about themselves in relationship to the world around them.

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And the Fifth Annual Golden Dot Award Winners Are…

March 27, 2017
Golden Dot Awards

The Golden Dot Awards highlighted educators and staff who demonstrate exceptional teaching, school leadership and support for our schools.

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What August Wilson, Denzel Washington and Ánimo Leadership Students Have in Common

March 23, 2017
theater

This semester, drama students at Ánimo Leadership Charter High School were chosen by the Center Theatre Group to participate in an August Wilson residency, created to advance students’ development as scholars and artists. Wilson was a Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, whose work included Fences, which was adapted for the screen by Denzel Washington and nominated for four Academy Awards this year.

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Women of Color Combat Bullying in Watts

March 17, 2017
bullying

Motivated by personal experiences and hard work, Women of Color is working to make their community better by bringing awareness to the impact of bullying.

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Literacy Leaps Ahead at Kirby

March 14, 2017
Literacy

“We don’t always know where students are coming from, they may or may not have the same background as us, but it’s our job to understand them.” – Monifa Roberts Monifa Roberts is a Literacy Enrichment Teacher at Kirby Middle School in Memphis, TN. Though a veteran public educator with over a decade of teaching experience,…

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AIR Program Cultivates Compassion in School Leadership

March 13, 2017
School Leadership

The leaders at Ánimo Inglewood take personal responsibility for the communities in which they work. They are sympathetic to the needs of others and put their whole hearts into every one of their tasks to support their community with a smile.

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Green Dot Ambassadors Connect Students to the Arts

March 9, 2017
Green Dot Ambassador

Exposure to great arts institutions have the potential to change and inspire life trajectories – encouraging students, whose access is too often constrained, to aspire alongside historic artists.

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