Music programs help students focus for success in academics and life

The Music program is a vital part of students at Green Dot’s Hillcrest High School in Memphis, helping students gain focus and express their feelings, which in turn helps them improve their academic achievements. “Music and intelligence in academics are linked together,” explained Zeporia Gray, music teacher and Band Director at Hillcrest. “There’s so many…

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UPAS Extends Food Justice Work to Support Local Entrepreneurs

During the past two years, United Parents and Students has kept itself busy spearheading a campaign that helped Green Dot Public School communities and others meet their food needs through the Los Angeles County food voucher program. As pandemic restrictions loosen thanks to a high number of vaccinations all over the state, executive director Larry…

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GDPST students celebrate mid-year academic achievements

The return to in person classes to the Green Dot Public Schools in Tennessee brought in some exciting news as students in Middle Schools outperformed results from last year midterm iReady exams by double digits. “This is probably the most promising IReady data that we’ve had in several years, so it’s making us feel quite…

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Green Dot Public Schools Tennessee Updates 2/13

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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