Perspective

Are Charter Schools Better Than Traditional Schools?

April 15, 2015
Locke High School

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

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Rethinking Suspensions

March 26, 2015
Animo Ralph Bunche Students

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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What Makes a Charter Smarter?

February 26, 2015
Animo Inglewood Charter High School Graduate

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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Addressing Access and Equity Gaps in Technology

January 30, 2015
Locke High School Computer Lab

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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Our Alumni Tell Us How They Are Succeeding

January 28, 2015

Green Dot Public Schools check in with alumni.

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Cherry-Picking the Truth

January 22, 2015
Animo Leadership students

Critics often accuse charter schools of “cherry-picking” their students. Read Green Dot’s take on these claims by Cristina de Jesus, CEO, Green Dot Public Schools California.

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Empowering Parents to Strengthen School Communities

December 13, 2014
Empowering Green Dot Parents

As we – and others working with the community-school model – have learned, campus and community are absolutely intertwined.

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The Power of Preparation

December 2, 2014
Green Dot Students Studying

Green Dot uses a wide range of training methods to develop a team of highly effective teachers through the power of preparation

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Valuing All Voices in Unionized Charter Schools

November 18, 2014
Unionized James Brock at ODLH

GDPS California CEO Cristina de Jesus interviewed in Ed Week about Green Dot’s unionized charter school model.

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