Karen Garrett

High Ground News — Opinion: Hillcrest High School prepares students for success

May 1, 2018
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Hillcrest High School parent Karen Garrett shares her proud support of the school in an op-ed for High Ground News.

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LA School Report–Emilio Pack and Cristina de Jesus: The only way forward is partnership

March 21, 2018
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Green Dot California CEO Cristina de Jesus and Emilio Pack, CEO of STEM Prep Schools, share their perspective about what LAUSD should be looking for in the next superintendent.

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ABC 7–Robotics program in Watts offers teens technological path to college

February 21, 2018

ABC 7 highlights a music video made by Ánimo College Preparatory Academy’s Robotics Team, created for a funding competition.

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CBS: Watts Teachers Turn To Bounce Bands To Help Bounce Grades And Behavior

February 6, 2018
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CBS LA covers an innovative way of helping students with high energy manage their energy and increase focus through the use of bounce bands in Ms. Rosati’s class at Ánimo James B. Taylor Charter Middle School.

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The 74 — Petruzzi: In Growth-vs.-Proficiency Debate, Data, Trust, and Time Are Keys to True Student Performance

January 25, 2018
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Green Dot CEO Marco Petruzzi makes the case for focusing on growth over proficiency in this editorial for The 74.

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supreme court

Supreme Court Ruling is a Victory for Students and Families

October 25, 2018
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Earlier today, the Washington State Supreme Court ruled that charter schools are constitutional, and upheld lower court rulings that affirmed the laws that govern and fund charter schools.


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