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Green Dot launches students to college with annual scholarship

On a sunny springtime afternoon, students across Green Dot Public Schools attended a virtual Launch to College event, where they joined breakout sessions with admission counselors and networked with Green Dot students attending the same universities. However, for two seniors, this event would add an extra dose of excitement.


Turning Red Dots Green

Green Dot took our name from a newspaper map from 1999 which showed internet connectivity in neighborhoods across the metropolitan area — green dots on the map showed sites that were wired for the internet; red dots showed those that had no connection. A stark pattern emerged: Affluent areas were all green dots while low…


Today’s a Good Day to Make a Difference

Get to know three Green Dot graduates who have graduated from college and are continuing to rise.  Education Opens Doors. Over the past 20 years, Green Dot has helped keep the doors of opportunity open by sending nearly 12,000 of our graduates on to college. Help make sure we can continue to set and raise…


Leading Tennessee

In preparation for another successful school year, we’re excited to introduce our new leaders in Tennessee. These Principals and Assistant Principals are passionate educators and are ready to get to work on our mission to transform public education in Memphis.  Brittney Matt Principal, Bluff City High School Brittney Matt began her career as an English…


‘Untitled’ by Esther Ikediuba

‘Untitled’ is a poem by Esther Ikediuba, an eighth grader at Ánimo Phillis Wheatley Charter Middle School, who participated in our first Ánimo Voices Competition.