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Green Dot Is on a Mission to Match All Students with a Mentor

Oct 27, 2021

Green Dot Public Schools have launched a bold initiative to eventually match all 14,000 Green Dot students in California, Tennessee, and Southeast Texas with a professional mentor.

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Nueve escuelas preparatorias Green Dot están en la lista de las mejores preparatorias del 2021 del U.S. News & World Report

Oct 26, 2021

Durante más de 20 años, nuestras escuelas han tomado la delantera en la transformación de la educación pública, y han trazado nuevos caminos hacia el éxito para todos los alumnos. Este año, U.S. News & World Report ha incluido a nueve Escuelas Públicas Green Dot entre las mejores en la nación en su Clasificación de las mejores preparatorias del 2021.

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Leadership, Entrepreneurship, STEM: 3 Green Dot Schools Launch New Academic Pathways

Oct 25, 2021

Three schools are launching innovative educational hub programs, where students can access targeted learning in leadership, entrepreneurship, and STEM.

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Cómo construir oportunidades: Cómo colaboran nuestras escuelas secundarias y preparatorias en el lado Este de LA

Oct 6, 2021

Durante los últimos siete años, la Escuela Secundaria Chárter Ánimo Ellen Ochoa y la Escuela Preparatoria Chárter Oscar De La Hoya Ánimo han trabajado conjuntamente para cerrar las brechas de oportunidad

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Green Dot Celebrates Educators for World Teachers’ Day

Oct 5, 2021

In honor of World Teachers’ Day we asked our teachers one simple question about their careers in service: Why do you teach?

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Recognition of Service: Green Dot Celebrates National Principals Month

Oct 1, 2021

This October we are joining thousands of educators across the nation in celebrating National Principals Month—a moment where we can reflect on the impact that principals have had on their schools and communities.

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Celebrating Latino Heritage Month through Alumni Success

Sep 29, 2021

Latino Heritage Month is not only a celebration, but also a reminder that as educators we must continue to advocate for educational equity.

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Green Dot, United Parents & Students Rally for New Crosswalk in Watts

Sep 28, 2021

Our student can now safely crossed over Avalon Boulevard with the assistance of a full-time crossing guard and a new signal crosswalk.

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UPAS receives award

UPAS Celebrates $15M Award for Food Justice in LA County

Sep 22, 2021

This summer, as a result of the organizing efforts of United Parents and Students, Green Dot families, and the American Heart Association, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted to approve $15M of American Rescue Plan (ARP) funding for food security.

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Building Opportunity: How our middle and high schools on LA’s Eastside Collaborate

Sep 21, 2021

Ánimo Ellen Ochoa Charter Middle Schoo and Oscar De La Hoya Ánimo Charter High School have worked in tandem to help close opportunity gaps for students.

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Cómo apoyó Animo Legacy a esta alumna en su camino a la universidad

Sep 20, 2021

Para Adriana Figueroa, alumna de la Escuela Secundaria Chárter Ánimo Legacy, asistir a una pequeña escuela pública enfocada en el rigor académico

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Celebrating Latino Heritage Month by Elevating Student Voices

Sep 15, 2021

Latino Heritage Month is an opportunity to pay tribute to the generations of Hispanic and Latin Americans who have enriched our nation.

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Cómo equipó Ánimo Compton a esta alumna para tener dominio del idioma inglés

Sep 9, 2021

Al crecer, Tabatha Salazar, de noveno grado, no siempre se sentía competente en Lengua y Literatura Inglesas.

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Angelique Lawrence: Made for College

Aug 30, 2021

Spring is the most exciting yet one of the most taxing times of the college application process. It’s not uncommon for doubt or negative thoughts to creep into the minds of high school seniors as they eagerly wait to find out what their academic future holds.

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Senior Bridge Prepares Rising Locke Seniors for College Applications

Aug 26, 2021

At Locke College Preparatory Academy, Senior Bridge has become the culmination of academic growth for our students.

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Leading by Example: Meet Ánimo Inglewood’s New Principal

Aug 24, 2021

After eight years of serving as the assistant principal, LaShawn Allen will now lead Ánimo Inglewood Charter High School as principal. 

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5 Green Dot Students Take Part in Prestigious Summer Youth Fellows Program

Aug 19, 2021

This summer, five Green Dot students took part in the Coro Southern California Youth Fellows Program.

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¿Clases Universitarias a La Edad De 12 Años? Cómo Está Aeo Dando a Los Alumnos Un Empujón Hacia La Universidad

Aug 17, 2021

En la Escuela Secundaria Chárter Ánimo Ellen Ochoa, el camino hacia la universidad inicia temprano. A través de una asociación de inscripción dual con la Universidad del Este de Los Ángeles, AEO está ayudando a los alumnos a crear una trayectoria hacia el éxito que incluye tomar cursos universitarios incluso antes de que lleguen a su primer año de preparatoria.

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Green Dot Educators Share Excitement in Reopening this School Year

Aug 17, 2021

As we eagerly await for our hallways to once again echo with the laughter of students, our educators have shared what they are most excited for this school year.

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Footlocker Chooses 5 Green Dot Art Students to Craft Designs for New Store

Aug 12, 2021

A proud Ánimo Inglewood Charter High School alumna connected 5 Green Dot students with Footlocker to participate in a collaborative art project, celebrating the grand opening of the footwear retailer’s Inglewood location.

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