Purpose

Public Education and Charter Schools at this Moment in History

January 12, 2017
Charter School

CEO, Marco Petruzzi, shares with TOWN HALL LA how Green Dot Public Schools is revolutionizing the public school system. Petruzzi addresses how Green Dot achieves better student outcomes with lower per pupil funding, a unionized workforce, and operates only in high need communities.

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Renewal & Reflection: Which Green Dot Values will Guide us in 2017?

January 5, 2017
Green Dot Values

As we enter a new year, there is much to consider from the past year that can help support our mission to transform public education so that all students graduate prepared for college, leadership, and life. There are many elements of our work that are truly valuable to student growth and community revitalization–both core parts of Green Dot’s model.

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Support Green Dot to Create Opportunities for All Students

December 22, 2016
support green dot

We imagine a future when every child, regardless of what neighborhood they live in, can enjoy excellent public schools, safe streets, and fulfilling careers. With your partnership, we believe that our cities can achieve this dream.

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Breaking New Ground in Seattle

December 13, 2016
Green Dot Seattle

Green Dot Public Schools Washington recently launched their second middle school and welcomed the community in southeast Seattle. As part of the school’s planning year, Walter Chen, the founding principal, created a southeast Seattle Advisory Committee. Chen and his team are diligently working to ensure that families are aware of their public school options.

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Meet the Next Great American

November 24, 2016
givingtuesday

Your support this holiday season can help put students on the path to college. By helping promote our campaign throughout your networks, you can help amplify the support that Green Dot needs to serve our students, communities, and schools.

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Creating an Environment of High Expectations and Encouragement

November 22, 2016
Destiny Middle School

“I hope that my students will leave my class with the critical thinking skills necessary to evaluate the world around them,” Ms. Sinco states. It’s this unwavering commitment to her students and the Destiny Middle School community that’s helping to close historic opportunity gaps.

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United Parents and Students Assemble for Change

November 18, 2016
United Parents and Students

The third annual United Parents and Students Assembly elevated a future where students had safe and clean paths to school, where parents had jobs that paid a living wage, and higher education was more accessible to students.

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

November 10, 2016
School Lottery

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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Liberty and Justice for All

November 3, 2016
black lives matter

It is our collective responsibility and obligation to ensure we live in a country that values, preserves, and exalts the lives of black youth and adults, and that we have a true belief in the potential of all, not just a few.

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Election Day, the Green Dot Way

October 28, 2016
voter education

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 Build Good Citizens

October 20, 2016
education innovations

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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Green Dot’s Seattle Washington Middle School has launched!

October 19, 2016
Seattle Middle School

Green Dot Washington is proud to announce the launch of the Seattle Middle School and open enrollment process for Washington students. Members of the community advisory team and Green Dot leadership shared their hopes and dreams for the school and toured the grounds of the future site.

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