Summer Bridge is offered to all incoming sixth- and ninth-graders – those students taking the big step from one school environment to another. The program is meant to ease those first-day fears students experience when stepping onto a new campus.
#PartyatthePolls built excitement around the major milestone of voting for the first time for students at five of our 11 high schools in California.Read More >>
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.Read More >>
Today, the biggest driver of upward mobility is education. Without a college degree, half of those raised in the lowest-income families will remain in poverty throughout their adult lives. But with a college degree, nine out of ten will escape the poverty of their youth. The Green Dot Public Schools College Persistence Initiative seeks to close the college completion gap for low-income students.Read More >>
Memorial Day is a holiday where we honor those who have fought for our country. Locke’s Navy JROTC program focuses on citizenship and leadership development. The program also provides an opportunity for mentors to work with students.Read More >>
All Green Dot Days are days devoted to professional development and provided throughout the school year. We are an ever-evolving organization and we believe that our professional development should reflect that.Read More >>
We’re building a school culture for our students to learn and develop new academic and social skills. We focus on a full inclusion learning environment, so that all our students with special needs have access to the general education setting.Read More >>
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.Read More >>