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Rainier Valley Leadership Academy to Open in Seattle

May 22, 2017
Rainier Valley

Green Dot is excited to announce a high quality middle school option for students throughout Seattle: Rainier Valley Leadership Academy is set to open its doors for the first time in August 2017.

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With the Help of Nasa, Green Dot Students Visit Mars

May 18, 2017
Mars

Earlier this month, courtesy of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, students at Alain LeRoy Locke College Preparatory Academy were transported to another planet: Mars. Three designers and engineers from JPL visited Locke to speak with students as part of its JetSpace Talks series.

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Creating Scholarship Opportunities at Green Dot’s First 5K

May 17, 2017
Race to College

This spring, the teachers union representing our teachers in California, Asociación de Maestros Unidos, and Green Dot worked together to host the First Annual Race to College 5K Fun(d) Run.

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Welcoming a New Green Dot High School in Hickory Hill

May 15, 2017
Bluff City

Green Dot is excited to announce a high quality high school option for students throughout South Memphis: Bluff City High School is set to open its doors for the first time in August 2017.

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Nine Green Dot High Schools Rank in U.S. News & World Report’s Best

April 26, 2017
Best High School

This week, the U.S. News & World Report issued its Best High Schools 2017 report. The report recognizes each of our nine independent public charter high schools as among the best across in the nation.

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How Organized Parents and Students Empower Communities

April 20, 2017
Power

In education, poverty is still the principal indicator of quality — where working class families can ask for change, but, without power, they cannot demand it. United Parents and Students, an affiliate of Green Dot Public Schools National, is working to change that.

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California’s Gold Ribbon Awarded to Three Green Dot Schools

April 18, 2017
Gold Ribbon

Ánimo Inglewood and Ánimo Leadership were awarded California’s highest educational honor, a Gold Ribbon School Award. They join Ánimo Pat Brown, who received a Gold Ribbon Award in 2015.

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Spotlighting a Future Leader of Green Dot Seattle Middle School

April 12, 2017

Ms. Myra McCormick will serve Green Dot Seattle Middle School as Assistant Principal in its founding year after completing the Green Dot Administrator In Residence program.

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And the Fifth Annual Golden Dot Award Winners Are…

March 27, 2017
Golden Dot Awards

The Golden Dot Awards highlighted educators and staff who demonstrate exceptional teaching, school leadership and support for our schools.

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AIR Program Cultivates Compassion in School Leadership

March 13, 2017
School Leadership

The leaders at Ánimo Inglewood take personal responsibility for the communities in which they work. They are sympathetic to the needs of others and put their whole hearts into every one of their tasks to support their community with a smile.

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Green Dot Ambassadors Connect Students to the Arts

March 9, 2017
Green Dot Ambassador

Exposure to great arts institutions have the potential to change and inspire life trajectories – encouraging students, whose access is too often constrained, to aspire alongside historic artists.

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STEM Students Shoot for the Moon and Build the Robots to Get There

March 2, 2017
STEM Students

If science is the key to our future, we’ve learned that applied learning can unlock student passion. With renewed interest in astronomy and space exploration, who better for students to learn from than one of the world’s leading authorities on space Dr. Charles Elachi.

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