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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Summer Bridge

Ease into the First Day of School with Summer Bridge

July 21, 2016

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.

after school program

Supporting Students after the School Bell: A Focus on After School Programs

July 13, 2016

In Washington, after school programs give students time to explore their passions and learn skills such as teamwork and building relationships.

Party at the Polls

Get on the Bus; First-Time Voters Get a Ride to the Polls

June 30, 2016

#PartyatthePolls built excitement around the major milestone of voting for the first time for students at five of our 11 high schools in California.

Common Core

Common Core at 2: More persistence, more critical thinking

June 9, 2016

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.

College Persistence

Closing the College Completion Gap with College Persistence

June 2, 2016

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.


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1149 S. Hill St., Ste 600
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Phone: (323) 565-1600

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