Perspective

Educators Have the Power to Change Outcomes for Students

August 19, 2016
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Recently the New York Times published an editorial called “The Common Core Costs Billions and Hurts Students”. In response, former LAUSD Board Chair and LAUSD Superintendent- both Green Dot Public Schools Board Members- offer their thoughts.

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Building Confidence One Scene at a Time: a Spotlight on Drama Programs at Green Dot

July 28, 2016
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We believe arts education is so critical that Green Dot Public Schools has incorporated classes such as drama into its daily curriculum. Drama teachers throughout Green Dot’s campuses all share the same conviction: that arts classes are essential pieces to a student’s education.

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Supporting Students after the School Bell: A Focus on After School Programs

July 13, 2016
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In Washington, after school programs give students time to explore their passions and learn skills such as teamwork and building relationships.

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Common Core at 2: More persistence, more critical thinking

June 9, 2016
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With a year of teaching Common Core under their belts, Green Dot teachers are reporting that their students are showing more critical thinking and perseverance– both essential to success in school and in life.

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Jenesse Center: Holding a Youthful Conversation on a Serious Topic

May 16, 2016
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250 students from Alain Leroy Locke College Preparatory Academy traveled across Los Angeles to take part in a Youth Conversation to raise awareness about teen dating violence, in collaboration with Jenesse Center, a Los Angeles-based domestic violence intervention program.

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Teacher Appreciation Week

May 5, 2016
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The difference our teachers make in the lives of our students does not go unnoticed. During this week’s Teacher Appreciation Week, take an extra moment to thank the educators in your life: whether they are teaching your children, they taught you when you were in school, or they are a neighbor or colleague.

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8 Green Dot Public School High Schools Named Among the Nation’s Best

April 21, 2016
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For the second straight year, 8 Green Dot Public School high schools have been named among the nation’s best by US News & World Report. These rankings above all else demonstrate that when we set high standards for students, they will rise up and exceed expectations.

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Monday Motivation from the 2016 Golden Dot Award Winners

April 18, 2016
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We asked this year’s Golden Dot Award winners “What inspires you to work hard every day?” Read their answers.

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The Future of Charter Schools in 140 Characters or Less

March 28, 2016
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Green Dot Public Schools, along with Third Way, the Century Foundation, and the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools, discussed the future of charter schools in a Twitter Chat back on March 9.

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50 Years since the Civil Rights Movement: What’s changed? What remains the same?

February 26, 2016
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As we recognize Black History Month at Green Dot Public Schools, we can focus on how the Civil Rights Movement during the 1960s transformed public school campuses throughout the South. Even as our nation has advanced toward better opportunities for all citizens, far too many inequities still remain.

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