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Destiny Charter Middle School

When Times Are Tough, Give Thanks

Nov 26, 2015

In the midst of uncertainty, Destiny Middle School families gathered to celebrate its roots and its appreciation for their learning community. Together they stood united and strong during a time when the community was faced with adversity.

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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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Destiny Middle School Student

The Need for Public School Choice for Teachers

Oct 22, 2015

Destiny Middle School 6th Grade English Language Arts and Literacy Enrichment teacher, Kayla Vickaryous, reflects on the importance of public school choice for teachers, parents and students.

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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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Ensuring Success for Students in Washington Charters

Sep 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

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 Washington Opens First Public Charter Middle School in Puget Sound

Jul 24, 2015

Guest writer, Bree Dusseault, Executive Director of Green Dot Public Schools Washington, introduces us to Destiny Charter Middle School.

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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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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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The Road to College Starts with Green Dot Public Schools

Who Needs College?

Nov 9, 2014

What’s at stake for students deciding whether to attend college?

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Green Dot Public Schools Logo

Green Dot Public Schools – What’s in a Name?

Nov 8, 2014

The “Green Dot” in our name carries a meaningful connection to our founding 15 years ago, and it reminds of our dedication to the communities we serve.

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Green Dot Public Schools Teaching

Teaching to Lead

Nov 6, 2014

Public school teachers play a profound and irreplaceable role in the lives of students. We provide opportunities for Green Dot teachers to lead.

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What It Means to Be Green

Nov 1, 2014

The color green can mean many things, but for Green Dot Public Schools it stands for growth, opportunity, being open to possibilities, and getting going.

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