21st Century Learning Grant Application Notice

Green Dot Public Schools Tennessee intends to apply for the 2024 Nita M. Lowey 21st Century Community Learning Centers grant on behalf of Bluff City High School. All questions regarding the application should be directed to Jocquell Rodgers, Executive Director, Green Dot Public Schools Tennessee, [email protected]

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Coach G uses sports to guide MLK students to academics

When Martin Luther King Jr. Middle School’s Angela Gauthier was a young woman in her native Louisiana, she was passionate about sports and wanted to become a physical education teacher. After graduating from high school, that dream was forced to come to a pause, as it wasn’t possible at that time and she decided to…

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UPAS seeks support from the community for Healthy Checkout Ordinance

United Parents and Students will open their advocacy year at Ánimo Jackie Robinson on February 4 when they will present the Green Dot Public School California parents with a healthy initiative that they hope will make it all the way into an ordinance in Los Angeles County. Healthy Checkout and Keep the Soda in the…

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Male African American teachers play key role at Fairley HS

Male African American teachers are playing a key role at Memphis’ Fairley High School, mentoring black male students, and helping them make the correct decisions as they prepare them for college, leadership, and life. At Fairley, 52 percent of the enrolled students are male African Americans, as well as 32 percent of the teaching staff.…

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Special education is a lifelong vocation for MLK MS teacher

Special education is something very close to Ms. Jennifer Ponton. The Martin Luther King Middle School teacher has been doing it for the past 26 years, bringing her experience in the matter from many places outside of Beaumont, Texas. Ms. Ponton has lived the necessities of special education students herself. Her brother and two sons…

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Wooddale Middle School increases ESL students in new School Year

Wooddale Middle School’s English as a Second Language students increased to 137 in the 2022-2023 school year. This is the highest number of enrolled students in the last few years, prompting the need to add a fifth specialized teacher to provide the resources to accommodate the mainly Hispanic students. “Our ESL number has increased in…

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