Programs

Karen Payne

Turning Neighbors Into Mentors

November 15, 2016

In the few short months since starting at Fairley High School in Memphis, TN, Ms. Payne has already begun finding ways to enhance the existing student opportunities, while introducing new ones.

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School Lottery

School Lottery Form: The Ticket to Your Child’s Future

November 10, 2016

In our network of schools, all means all — students with special needs, student who are learning English, students who need to catch up, and students who excel are all equally welcome to learn and grow at one of our excellent schools.

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voter education

Election Day, the Green Dot Way

October 28, 2016

All year, Green Dot Public Schools’ Community Engagement team has been working with our students and their families as part of our Green Dot Votes Initiative. Through voter education and outreach, our Green Dot voters, both experienced and new, are more informed about the ballot measures that matter most to them.

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education innovations

Education Innovations Build Good Citizens

October 20, 2016

At Green Dot Public Schools, we see public charter schools as innovation factories, environments where there is the freedom to explore different ways of teaching and engaging students as well as the communities they serve.

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Restorative Justice

Fostering Safe Communities Through Restorative Justice Practices

October 14, 2016

For far too long, and far too often, harsh discipline has been the de facto way schools have tried to maintain a safe environment. Removing students from the learning environment in order to issue consequences for negative behavior does not teach what to do when confronted with difficult choices, conflicts, or emotions, and instead, often results in future disciplinary action. Thankfully, this is changing.

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College Persistence

How We Serve All Students Is a Question of Our Values

September 30, 2016

We aim to prepare all students for college, leadership, and life — including students who need additional support. Our School Leaders, Special Education Program Administrators, School psychologist, Special Education Assistants, DIS Service Providers, Office Staff, Clinical Supervisors, and Curriculum Directors all work together to ensure that each of our students have access to the resources he or she needs.

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Summer Internship

Building a Next Generation Internship Program

September 22, 2016

Throughout the summer at the Green Dot Public Schools’ home office, there were a half-dozen new faces working at desks, attending meetings, and walking the hallways. They belonged to the students in Green Dot’s first-ever internship program.

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Green Dot Network

Connecting High School Scientists Across the Green Dot Network

September 15, 2016

Key to what we do at Green Dot is provide our students with opportunities they might not be able to get elsewhere. And that involves all of our staff getting to know our students so they can identify where those opportunities might be.

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immersive learning

Immersive Learning Takes Off at the Locke Jetspace

August 12, 2016

Too often, our learning spaces are isolated from the vitality of the surrounding community. Green Dot Public Schools’ commitment to students’ potential means providing an immersive, educational space where students, teachers, and professionals can meet and collaborate to develop real world skills and think in unconventional ways. The JetSpace is an example of such a space.

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Drama program

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

July 28, 2016

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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