Perspective

Green Dot Student and Teacher Celebrated at White House

July 30, 2015

Two members of Green Dot’s community were among those honored in separate ceremonies at the White House.

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A Year-End Message from Marco Petruzzi – CEO of Green Dot Public Schools National

July 2, 2015

A year-end message from Green Dot Public School’s CEO. A few highlights from the past 12 months to thank our team members whose hard work, creative thinking and commitment to our organization have collectively made such a powerful and positive difference for our students and their communities.

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What Is the Value of a College Scholarship?

June 26, 2015

Scholarships are far more than a charitable means of paying college fees: they are a vital component of sustainable community revitalization.

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Class of 2015

Let Graduation Season Commence: #GreenDotGrad2015

May 29, 2015

Congratulations to the Green Dot Class of 2015! As our students walk graduation stages, we reflect on the importance of the occasion in their lives. We are incredibly proud of every one of them: their hard work and dedication, and that of their teachers, are an inspiration to us all.

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Seeing Is Believing in Green Dot Schools

April 24, 2015

Touring a Green Dot school will change your perceptions about the richness and potential of Los Angeles, the work of charters, and the humanity of the people who are part of our schools.

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Locke High School

Are Charter Schools Better Than Traditional Schools?

April 15, 2015

Marco Petruzzi, CEO of Green Dot Public Schools National, discusses charter school success in Los Angeles and across the nation.

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Animo Ralph Bunche Students

Rethinking Suspensions

March 26, 2015

Student suspension rates at America’s public schools have received a lot of attention lately. Read about our approach to suspensions, and what we’re doing to improve student outcomes.

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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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Animo Inglewood Charter High School Graduate

What Makes a Charter Smarter?

February 26, 2015

A new article by Richard D. Kahlenberg and Halley Potter in the journal Educational Leadership raises some tough questions for America’s charter 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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