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Green Dot Washington

Teachers Thrive at Green Dot Washington

May 3, 2016

At Destiny Middle School, teachers are innovative in their teaching, finding new ways to make sure students are mastering subjects. They personalize learning and use data to help guide their teaching. Read the ways our Green Dot Washington teachers are thriving.

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8 Green Dot Public School High Schools Named Among the Nation’s Best

April 21, 2016

For the second straight year, 8 Green Dot Public School high schools have been named among the nation’s best by US News & World Report. These rankings above all else demonstrate that when we set high standards for students, they will rise up and exceed expectations.

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Monday Motivation

Monday Motivation from the 2016 Golden Dot Award Winners

April 18, 2016

We asked this year’s Golden Dot Award winners “What inspires you to work hard every day?” Read their answers.

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college culture

College Culture and Deep Dish Pizza: An Interview with Fairley High School Principal

April 14, 2016

During their Spring Break, 22 Fairley High School students traveled to Chicago with Principal, Zach Samson, to tour local colleges. Opportunities like this help Green Dot Public Schools create and nurture a college-going culture that sets students up for success.

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school difference

What a Difference a School Makes

April 6, 2016

From the moment she walked onto the Oscar de la Hoya Ánimo Charter High School campus, Green Dot parent, Isela Castro, knew she had found some place different. She felt comfortable, and even before her son started school there, the educators were accepting of him and his needs.

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Future leaders

How Education Is Empowering Future Leaders in Tacoma

March 17, 2016

As a community, Tacoma, Washington is seeing young people excited to wake up to go to school every day and who are taking charge of their education. One Washington State family shares their story and the importance of school choice for their children and families just like theirs.

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Healthy Community

5 Capitals Needed for a Healthy Community

March 10, 2016

A healthy community must possess five different kinds of capital:
1. Human; 2. Social; 3. Political; 4. Intellectual, and, 5. Financial.
No single form of capital can be dominant; unrestrained by the others, each can create its own types of imbalance, and accompanying problems.

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Destiny Middle School

At Destiny Middle School, Nothing Is Impossible

March 7, 2016

Class president, Josh Covarrubius, on what Destiny Middle School means to him and why it’s important for Washington State to keep his school open.

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Washington State Charter Schools - Bree Dusseault

Answers to Commonly Asked Questions About Washington Charter Schools

February 23, 2016

Q&A with Executive Director of Green Dot Washington, Bree Dusseault, about Washington Charter Schools.

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#TFA25

How #TFA25 Reconnected Me to the Classroom

February 18, 2016

Teachers and leaders from TFA, like Nate Geller, Assistant Principal at Ánimo Phillis Wheatley, believe in the transformational power of rigorous academics and supportive school culture.

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Teacher Culture

Does Teacher Culture Matter? A View Inside Green Dot’s Approach

February 4, 2016

Having the right teachers in our classrooms is among the most important challenges we face. It’s essential to students that we get it right – and we can’t do that without your help.

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Teach America

Life After Teach for America: How Green Dot Public Schools Builds on the “Foundation for Impact”

January 28, 2016

We spotlight one Green Dot teacher’s journey from Teach for America to classroom excellence, in anticipation of the TFA 25th Anniversary Summit.

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