Charter

EdSource: A cap on charters would only cap family choices

March 20, 2019
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The raft of proposed legislation in the state Legislature seeking to limit or cap charter schools all share one disturbing element: the bills ignore the impact charters have on the students they serve.

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Diversity

Seattle Times: For Teacher Diversity, Look to Alternative Schools

January 25, 2019
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As a former teacher, principal and leader of color at Green Dot Public Schools, I know that my colleagues look for schools where we have the freedom to innovate and serve our students most effectively, while accessing the structure and supports that reflect our community’s needs.

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soleo

Chad Soleo Appointed Interim CEO of Green Dot Public Schools National

October 15, 2018
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As Green Dot Public Schools National continues its search for a new Chief Executive, the National Board of Directors voted this week to appoint Chad Soleo as Interim CEO effective November 1, 2018.

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Marco Petruzzi

Green Dot Public Schools CEO to Step Down after 12 Years

September 13, 2018
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After 12 years of service, Green Dot Public Schools National Chief Executive Officer Marco Petruzzi says farewell and reflects on his journey with the organization.

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data

EdSurge–How Data Science Adds Computational Thinking—and Fun—to Gym Class

July 31, 2018
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Eli Sheldon, now a founding ninth grade computer science teacher at Rainier Valley Leadership Academy high school and formerly the region’s Computational Thinking Specialist, shares the success of a particular computational thinking unit with EdSurge.

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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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