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Admission Counselors Share Tips for College Application Success

Oct 21, 2020

November marks the beginning of the end for college applications. Here are 10 tips on applying to college from admission counselors.

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Five Glimpses into School Spirit During Covid

Oct 13, 2020

In these times of uncertainty, human connection is more important than ever.

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Green Dot Public Schools Tennessee Re-Entry Updates 10/11

Oct 12, 2020

One of the top priorities of Green Dot Public Schools TN is creating spaces and opportunities for everyone to persevere through any of life’s challenges, leading individuals to a place of physical and mental wellness.

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Thank You: Celebrating National Principals Month 2020

Oct 8, 2020

In recognition of their commitment to education, we are excited to celebrate National Principals Month during October.

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How This Green Dot Alumna Spurs Hope, Change Across South LA

Oct 5, 2020

This week we had the opportunity to sit down with Diamond Jones, a Class of 2008 Ánimo Inglewood Charter High School Alum and a rising activist in South LA.

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Green Dot Celebrates National Principals Month

Sep 30, 2020

“Fearless,” “a great mentor,” and “the pillar of our school” are just a few of the many expressions that our school communities use to describe Green Dot school leaders.

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Animo Ralph Bunche Graduation

What Does "Ánimo" Mean?

Sep 29, 2020

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 Public Schools Tennessee Re-Entry Updates 9/27

Sep 28, 2020

One of the top priorities of Green Dot Public Schools TN is creating spaces and opportunities for everyone to persevere through any of life’s challenges, leading individuals to a place of physical and mental wellness.

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Podcast: How We Equipped Our Teachers for Online Instruction Amid COVID-19

Sep 22, 2020

The Charter School Superstars podcast held a conversation with Ellen Lin on how Green Dot tackled obstacles under the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Green Dot Provides Voter Awareness, Registration Ahead of Election

Sep 21, 2020

Through this collaboration, Green Dot seniors have pre-registered to vote and have learned about one of the many ways they can elevate their voices to impact policies at the local, state, and national levels.

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Green Dot Public Schools Tennessee Re-Entry Updates 9/14

Sep 17, 2020

One of the top priorities of Green Dot Public Schools TN is creating spaces and opportunities for everyone to persevere through any of life’s challenges, leading individuals to a place of physical and mental wellness.

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Students Cross College Awareness Gaps with Senior Bridge

Sep 15, 2020

For the last four years, our school counselors and teachers have spearheaded Senior Bridge, an intensive four-week summer enrichment course that guides students through the college application process.

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We Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with Heroes, Students, and Alumni

Sep 14, 2020

From school namesakes to difference-making Alumni, here are five stories that celebrate Latinx excellence across our network of schools.

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Why Can’t We Read Things Like This for Class?

Sep 8, 2020

  By Constantine Singer Constantine Singer is a graduate of Earlham College and Seattle University. He is in his 21st year as a teacher, the last 10 at Alain LeRoy Locke College Preparatory Academy. Earlier this year Green Dot teacher and author, Singer, reflected on his experiences using culturally relevant text to cultivate a love…

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Green Dot Public Schools Tennessee Re-Entry Updates 9/6

Sep 6, 2020

Congratulations Green Dot Public Schools TN on completing four weeks of distance learning! It has been a journey of continuous ebbs and flows.

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Civics

My government students usually register and educate voters — in person. Here’s how we’re adapting.

Sep 2, 2020

I’m embarrassed to admit that in my first decade or so of teaching high school government courses, I thought it was enough to give students a rigorous and challenging education in the systems that make our country run.

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Why Social-Emotional Learning Is Crucial in the Digital Classroom

Sep 1, 2020

Amid distance learning, our advisory has remained a crucial safe zone for students where students cope with the unprecedented shifts in their lives.

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Green Dot Public Schools Tennessee Re-Entry Updates 8/31

Aug 31, 2020

Welcome Back, Green Dot Students and Families! As we continue to attend school through distance learning, we are always thinking about the safety of our school communities. We will continue to follow the guidance of Mayor Strickland’s “Back to Business Plan” to determine when it is safe to re-enter the school buildings.

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Inside the Dot: Expanded Learning as a Service

Aug 31, 2020

Join us as we explore how we serve students through expanded learning.

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Green Dot Joins Virtual Panel on K-12 Student Homelessness

Aug 26, 2020

This summer, Melissa Peña, Green Dot’s Community School Manager, participated in the Homelessness Policy Research Virtual Research Symposium on K-12 Student Homelessness.

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