Faces of Growth

Why Sarai Traveled Two Hours a Day for School

July 9, 2019
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Ánimo Pat Brown Charter High School (APB) alumna Sarai Flores is one of the many students whose academic trajectories have been dramatically changed since they arrived at a Green Dot school. “I was not a very good student; I felt like school wasn’t important, but my mindset changed when I came to APB. I went from failing all my classes to getting mostly As,” reflected Flores.

Relationships to the Rescue: How our Common Humanity is Vital for Racial Justice

May 11, 2021

This is a tough moment for our country — disproportionately so for those for whom elements of personal identity, not the least of which is racial identity, are touched by ongoing events:

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Send Us to SXSWedu 2020: Vote Now for Green Dot’s Panel Submissions

August 12, 2019

For the fifth year in a row, Green Dot has submitted submitted proposals for our educators, leadership team and staff to lead panels and workshops at SXSWedu’s annual conference in Austin, TX.

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Chad Soleo Appointed National CEO of Green Dot Public Schools

May 16, 2019
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After a rigorous and extensive hiring process, Green Dot’s National Board has announced its appointment of Chad Soleo as the next National Chief Executive for Green Dot Public Schools.

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Green Dot Joins Thousands of Parents to Rally Ahead of Charter Moratorium

January 30, 2019
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Yesterday hundreds of parents and students from Green Dot Public Schools joined thousands more from across the city to demand that Los Angeles Unified School District board members vote “no” on a resolution to call for a statewide moratorium on authorizing new charter schools.

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Green Dot Leaders Respond to LAUSD’s Call for a Charter Moratorium

January 30, 2019

Green Dot National CEO Chad Soleo and Green Dot California CEO Dr. Cristina de Jesus offer a response to yesterday’s LA School Board vote to pass a resolution calling for a moratorium on charter school growth.

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