This Juneteenth, we showcase African American student Aspirations

African American achievement cannot be effectively celebrated without also recognizing African-American aspirations. As we observe Juneteenth this year, we hear from students across our network of schools share their aspirations, “Today I’m a learner so tomorrow I can be a…”  This initiative tells educators that barriers will not interfere with their dreams, which include opening…

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Living Generously is a Teachable Value

  The National Mentorship Initiative at Green Dot Public Schools continues to roll out to students in Animo City of Champions in Los Angeles and Hillcrest High School in Memphis on its way to impact each of our more than  14,000 students.  Our program is already serving students at both schools who benefit from a…

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What Does "Ánimo" Mean?

Animo Ralph Bunche Graduation

Of Green Dot’s 19 schools in California, nearly all 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 8/31

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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