Perspective

Answers to Commonly Asked Questions About Washington Charter Schools

February 23, 2016
Washington State Charter Schools - Bree Dusseault

Q&A with Executive Director of Green Dot Washington, Bree Dusseault, about Washington Charter Schools.

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Supporting Teachers with a Little Help From Our Friends

January 21, 2016
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Our teachers’ work is very demanding day in and day out. Last month, a team of Green Dot volunteers supported teachers by refreshing work spaces and classrooms.

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Escaping Poverty through Better Education and Community Organizing

January 14, 2016
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As we remember Martin Luther King this weekend and the legacy he left, we prepare more Green Dot parents to organize together to improve their lives and the conditions in their communities.

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When Times Are Tough, Give Thanks

November 26, 2015
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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 Science Behind a School Restart

October 29, 2015
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Green Dot Public Schools is seeking to disrupt the cycle of poverty in under served neighborhoods with a goal of graduating students at a higher rate than their peers in more affluent areas. The idea is that the more normative post-secondary opportunities and readiness are, the more gateways out of poverty can grow. We already know that one’s chances of escaping poverty tumble without a quality post-secondary education.

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The Need for Public School Choice for Teachers

October 22, 2015
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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 Public Schools’ Approach to the Common Core

October 15, 2015
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For too long, unaligned standards disguised educational inequity across schools, districts, and states. A common core of knowledge and skills ensures that all students are held to the same rigorous expectations; that all students are given the opportunity to achieve their true potential.

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From Federal Grants to Fundamental Facts- Get the News About Public Charter Schools

October 9, 2015
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As we celebrate public charter schools that help children from disadvantaged backgrounds, we must continue empowering educators to create great schools while holding ourselves to the highest possible standards of excellence.

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A Vision for Education Technology

September 23, 2015
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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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Ensuring Success for Students in Washington Charters

September 9, 2015
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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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