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How Animo Legacy Supported This Alumna on Her Path to College

May 4, 2021

For Ánimo Legacy Charter Middle School alumna Adriana Figueroa, attending a small public school focused on academic rigor, individualized support, caring relationships, and connections made all the difference.

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May 4th, 2021 Media Report: News We’re Reading This Week

May 4, 2021

Editor’s note: This weekly media report covers national public education news, opinions, and trends with a focus on California and Tennessee. Please be in touch with alanna.klein@greendot.org with any questions.

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Green Dot Public Schools Commemorates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May 3, 2021

This month, we’re proud to celebrate the critical contributions Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have made to our nation’s history.

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Teacher Appreciation Week: We Thank Teachers Today, and Every Day

May 3, 2021

This month, we invite you to join us in recognizing the commitment, care, and tenacity that our teachers across the network demonstrate each day.

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Nine Green Dot High Schools Rank in U.S. News & World Report’s Best High Schools for 2021

Apr 28, 2021

U.S. News & World Report has ranked nine Green Dot Public Schools among the best in the nation in its 2021 Best High School Rankings.

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News We’re Reading This Week, 4/27/21

Apr 27, 2021

his weekly media report covers national public education news, opinions, and trends. Please be in touch with alanna.klein@greendot.org with any questions.

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How Ánimo Legacy Math Teachers Maintain Rigor, Engagement in Virtual Classrooms

Apr 27, 2021

Through collaborative planning, our educators have found success in boosting student engagement with the help of online tools. Here’s how.

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How a College Trip Led to Self-discovery and More

Apr 21, 2021

Jawanza Harris’ college trip to Clark Atlanta University was life changing. “It was like I was seeing color for the very first time,” smiled Harris.

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What we’re reading this week: 4/20/21

Apr 20, 2021

Editor’s note: This weekly media report covers national public education news, opinions, and trends. Please be in touch with alanna.klein@greendot.org with any questions or publication log-in issues. Schools across the country, including ours, have been preparing lessons to educate and help students process the magnitude of today’s Derek Chauvin trial. (EdWeek, Chalkbeat, NY Times, CBS News)…

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Art: ‘We Are Our Own Superhero’ by Wendy Cornejo

Apr 14, 2021

View the art that won third place from all of our California schools by Wendy Cornejo, a student at Ánimo Jackie Robinson Charter High School.

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Art: ‘Release’ by Marylou Flores

Apr 14, 2021

View the art that won second place from all of our California schools by Marylou Flores, a student at Ánimo Inglewood Charter High School.

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Art: ‘The Library of Life’ by Andy Alcazar

Apr 14, 2021

View the art that won first place from all of our California schools by Andy Alcazar, a student at Ánimo Jackie Robinson Charter High School.

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Writing: ‘The Sirens’ by Britney Muñoz-Arriaza

Apr 14, 2021

Read the piece that won third place from all of our California high schools by Britney Muñoz-Arriaza, a student at Ánimo South Los Angeles Charter High School.

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Writing: ‘Mother.’ by Keiry Valle

Apr 14, 2021

Read the piece that tied first place from all of our California high schools by Keiry Valle, a student at Alain LeRoy Locke College Preparatory Academy.

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Writing: ‘No Soy de Aquí, Ni Soy de Allá’ by Tommy Ayala

Apr 14, 2021

Read the piece that tied first place from all of our California high schools by Tommy Ayala, a student at Ánimo Leadership Charter High School.

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Writing: ‘Empty Hope’ by Joshua Camacho

Apr 14, 2021

Read the piece that won third place from all of our California middle schools by Joshua Camacho, a student at Ánimo Florence-Firestone Charter Middle School.

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Writing: ‘Advice for Online School’ by Samantha Rodriguez

Apr 14, 2021

Read the piece that won second place from all of our California middle schools by Samantha Rodriguez, a student at Ánimo Jefferson Charter Middle School.

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Writing: ‘Ringtone’ by Akira Alamin

Apr 14, 2021

Read the piece that won first place from all of our California middle schools by Akira Alamin, a student at Ánimo Westside Charter Middle School.

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How Ánimo Compton Equipped This Student for English Proficiency

Apr 14, 2021

Growing up, 9th grader Tabatha Salazar did not always feel capable in English Language Arts, but her path changed when she enrolled into Ánimo Compton Charter School.

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What we’re reading: April 13th News & Views

Apr 13, 2021

Editor’s note: this weekly media report covers national public education news, opinions, and trends.

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