ADVOCACY & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Keep Washington charter schools open

You helped us make history

April 15, 2016
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by Bree Dusseault Executive Director, Green Dot Public Schools Washington It is with a full heart and gratitude that we are celebrating our students, families and supporters hard work and dedication that helped lead the way to the new public charter school law in Washington state. Last week Governor Inslee…

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school difference

What a Difference a School Makes

April 6, 2016
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From the moment she walked onto the Oscar de la Hoya Ánimo Charter High School campus, Green Dot parent, Isela Castro, knew she had found some place different. She felt comfortable, and even before her son started school there, the educators were accepting of him and his needs.

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Green Dot Vote

Creating Real Community Change, One Green Dot Vote at a Time

March 31, 2016
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Voter participation in the communities we serve is historically low. To address the need for more civic engagement among Green Dot families, the Green Dot Votes initiative seeks to register to vote individuals in the community and create a greater understanding of the link between civic engagement and policy change.

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Future leaders

How Education Is Empowering Future Leaders in Tacoma

March 17, 2016
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As a community, Tacoma, Washington is seeing young people excited to wake up to go to school every day and who are taking charge of their education. One Washington State family shares their story and the importance of school choice for their children and families just like theirs.

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Healthy Community

5 Capitals Needed for a Healthy Community

March 10, 2016
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A healthy community must possess five different kinds of capital:
1. Human; 2. Social; 3. Political; 4. Intellectual, and, 5. Financial.
No single form of capital can be dominant; unrestrained by the others, each can create its own types of imbalance, and accompanying problems.

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OUR MISSION:

to help transform public education so all students graduate prepared for college, leadership, and life.