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Teacher Culture

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

Feb 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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Escaping Poverty through Better Education and Community Organizing

Jan 14, 2016

As we remember Martin Luther King this weekend and the legacy he left, we prepare more Green Dot parents to organize together to improve their lives and the conditions in their communities.

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Green Dot Happy Holidays

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

Dec 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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Best Teacher Gifts

Best Teacher Gifts – as Decided by Teachers

Dec 10, 2015

We asked our teachers: What is the most memorable or best teacher gift you’ve ever received? Here is a little of what they had to say.

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Fairley Accountability

Embracing Accountability for Tennessee’s Public Charter Schools

Dec 3, 2015

Charter schools are part of the public school system and, as such, are held responsible for their students’ performance. Read how Green Dot Public Schools Tennessee is embracing accountability.

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Green Dot’s AIR Program is Developing the Urban Public School Leaders of the Future

Nov 5, 2015

Green Dot’s Administrators-in-Residence (AIR) is a paid leadership training program that seeks to increase the number of highly effective school leaders successfully turning around the country’s most persistently low-performing schools through three research-based program components: relevant curriculum, supported immersion, and collaborative problem solving.

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Fairley HS Students Studying

The Science Behind a School Restart

Oct 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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Common Core Bootcamp

Green Dot Public Schools’ Approach to the Common Core

Oct 15, 2015

For too long, unaligned standards disguised educational inequity across schools, districts, and states. A common core of knowledge and skills ensures that all students are held to the same rigorous expectations; that all students are given the opportunity to achieve their true potential.

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September is Voter Registration Month

Sep 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 School Cheer to Start the Year

Aug 13, 2015

For this year’s All Green Dot Day, we challenged our schools to create a school cheer to show their spirit, and to compete in a social media contest.

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All Green Dot Day

Back-to-School Kick-Off with All Green Dot Day

Aug 7, 2015

Nobody does back-to-school quite like Green Dot Public Schools. At All Green Dot Day we come together for a day of celebration, recognition, mission focus, and personal development.

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Green Dot Student and Teacher Celebrated at White House

Jul 30, 2015

Two members of Green Dot’s community were among those honored in separate ceremonies at the White House.

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

Jul 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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Class of 2015

Congratulations, Class of 2015

Jun 18, 2015

We are so very proud of the achievements of the graduating class of 2015. Congratulations!

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Green Dot Careers

Launch Your Green Dot Career

Jan 27, 2015

We’re excited to announce that Green Dot Careers is live and ready for viewing by educators across the globe!

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Third Annual Golden Dot Awards

The Third Annual Golden Dot Awards Nominees

Jan 22, 2015

We are proud to announce The Third Annual Golden Dot Awards! On Saturday evening, March 14th we’ll celebrate Green Dot educators and staff who are transforming the landscape of public education.

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Green Dot Mosaic

The Core Values that Guide Us

Jan 15, 2015

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

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Locke High School Parent Meeting

When Parents Make an Impact

Dec 9, 2014

Strong schools spring from strong communities. At Green Dot, just as we assert an unwavering belief in our students’ potential, so do we declare our deep trust in the potential parent impact. We believe in them, and invest in their future.

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Green Dot Students Studying

The Power of Preparation

Dec 2, 2014

Green Dot uses a wide range of training methods to develop a team of highly effective teachers through the power of preparation

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Green Dot Public Schools - Transforming Public Education

Welcome to the Official Blog of Green Dot Public Schools

Nov 12, 2014

Marco Petruzzi, CEO of Green Dot Public Schools National, launches our official blog with a powerful statement about the ed reform movement, and the role of charter schools in transforming public education.

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