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Beyond the Classroom

Celebrating LGBTQ+ Pride, Inclusion in 2020


At Green Dot Public Schools, our school leaders and educators have worked tirelessly to ensure that our campuses are welcoming, safe, and rigorous learning environments where LGBTQ+ students can be their authentic selves.


This AP Government Class Takes Learning Outside of the Classroom

At Ánimo Pat Brown Charter High School, students don’t learn about government, they act on it. This past March, the the Chief Justice of California Courts and the State Superintendent of Public Instruction honored the high-performing high school with a Civic Learning Award for the second year in a row. This award recognizes schools’ efforts to engage students in civic learning.


The Graduating Class That Will Change the World

The Class of 2020 will always be remembered as the class of resilience. Since their birth they’ve had to cope with adversity. Born as the world struggled to come to grips with the events of September 11, they now transition into adulthood amid a global pandemic.


A Thank You to Our Teachers

As we celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week during this time of uncertainty, we recognize our educators for their hard work and devotion to serving all students.


Helping Students See a Clear Vision For The Future

In the United States, an overwhelming number of students need glasses, but lack adequate access to vision care. To confront this unaddressed barrier to student learning, last year over 300 Green Dot students received free comprehensive eye examinations and eyeglasses. This year, we are well on our way to exceeding that number.