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Green Dot Public Schools is seeking to disrupt the cycle of poverty in under served neighborhoods with a goal of graduating students at a higher rate than their peers in more affluent areas. The idea is that the more normative post-secondary opportunities and readiness are, the more gateways out of poverty can grow. We already know that one’s chances of escaping poverty tumble without a quality post-secondary education.Read More >>
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.Read More >>
As we celebrate public charter schools that help children from disadvantaged backgrounds, we must continue empowering educators to create great schools while holding ourselves to the highest possible standards of excellence.Read More >>
Green Dot Public Schools’ investments in a robust technology infrastructure, high-quality devices, a world-class service model, and mechanisms for innovation and project management have created a strong foundation for the successful expansion of education technology in schools and classrooms.Read More >>
The Green Dot Ambassador Program is a way to inform and develop the next generation of community and city leaders to take on the important task of being a steward for the well-being and education of our city’s youth.Read More >>
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.Read More >>
This week, Newsweek published its America’s Top High Schools 2015 list. Three Green Dot public schools were recognized for helping low-income students beat the odds.Read More >>