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Green Dot Happy Holidays

#FutureUnwritten: This Season’s Match Up with Oscar De La Hoya

December 16, 2015

We are grateful to each of you for being our partners in making the Green Dot difference a reality. #FutureUnwritten

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The Educator Framework that Unleashed My Teacher Jedi

November 19, 2015

There’s no doubt that teaching is hard. At Green Dot, we hold our students to the highest standard of excellence and expect no less of our teachers. Read one teacher’s story of how she went from good to great using our educator framework.

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Finding Personal Success at Green Dot Public Schools

November 12, 2015

From his first days at Oscar de la Hoya Ánimo Charter High School, Ivan Gaeta noticed things were a bit different. Ivan found himself a student one day and a Green Dot employee the next.

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Fairley HS Students Studying

The Science Behind a School Restart

October 29, 2015

Green Dot Public Schools is seeking to disrupt the cycle of poverty in under served neighborhoods with a goal of graduating students at a higher rate than their peers in more affluent areas. The idea is that the more normative post-secondary opportunities and readiness are, the more gateways out of poverty can grow. We already know that one’s chances of escaping poverty tumble without a quality post-secondary education.

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Ensuring Success for Students in Washington Charters

September 9, 2015

On Friday, September 4th, the Washington State Supreme Court made the extraordinary decision that it is unconstitutional for Washington charters to operate. There is, however, a demand in the state for high-quality educational options to traditional schools. Parents want—and students deserve—public schools choice.

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September is Voter Registration Month

September 3, 2015

Green Dot’s Community Engagement Team works with schools to raise awareness of the democratic process during voter registration month.

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A Year-End Message from Marco Petruzzi – CEO of Green Dot Public Schools National

July 2, 2015

A year-end message from Green Dot Public School’s CEO. A few highlights from the past 12 months to thank our team members whose hard work, creative thinking and commitment to our organization have collectively made such a powerful and positive difference for our students and their communities.

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What Is the Value of a College Scholarship?

June 26, 2015

Scholarships are far more than a charitable means of paying college fees: they are a vital component of sustainable community revitalization.

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Hall of Fame Homecoming

May 12, 2015

Forty-two years after graduation from Locke High School, baseball greats, Eddie Murray and Ozzie Smith, returned to their alma mater, where the baseball field was renamed in their honor.

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Animo Ralph Bunche Graduation

What Does "Ánimo" Mean?

February 13, 2015

Of Green Dot’s 22 schools, 17 have the word Ánimo in their name. What does ánimo mean? And why is it so important to Green Dot?

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Green Dot Mosaic

The Core Values that Guide Us

January 15, 2015

Green Dot’s core values reflect the principles that direct the decisions we make.

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Green Dot ASLA Student

It’s All About the Students

December 23, 2014

We have an expression at Green Dot that captures one of our core beliefs: It’s all about the students. Everything we do, every decision we make, every piece of curriculum we consider, we measure it against the positive difference it might make for our students.

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