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Quinteros

Assemblymember Gipson Honors Ánimo Watts Teacher

June 13, 2017

Assemblymember Mike Gipson honored Ánimo Watts teacher Lesley Quinteros for her commitment to her community and her students.

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graduation

Memphis Seniors Graduate Ready For College, Leadership and Life

June 12, 2017

Green Dot leadership, educators and staff proudly celebrate the end of a successful school year as 209 students from our two high schools in Memphis walk the stage at their graduation ceremonies.

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Jeramiah Winston

Inglewood to Stanford: a Green Dot Alumnus Makes His Way

June 7, 2017

As he walked through the ivory columns of one of California’s most distinguished academic institution, Ánimo Inglewood Charter High School alumnus and valedictorian Jeramiah Winston asked himself, “Do I belong here?”

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Launch to College

How We Build Community Among Our Graduates

June 1, 2017

Last month, hundreds of students and educators gathered to celebrate our college-bound seniors’ journey into higher education at the fourth annual Launch to College event.

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Rainier Valley

Rainier Valley Leadership Academy to Open in Seattle

May 22, 2017

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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Mars

With the Help of Nasa, Green Dot Students Visit Mars

May 18, 2017

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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Race to College

Creating Scholarship Opportunities at Green Dot’s First 5K

May 17, 2017

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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Bluff City

Welcoming a New Green Dot High School in Hickory Hill

May 15, 2017

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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Best High School

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

April 26, 2017

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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Power

How Organized Parents and Students Empower Communities

April 20, 2017

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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Gold Ribbon

California’s Gold Ribbon Awarded to Three Green Dot Schools

April 18, 2017

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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