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.

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College Classes at the Age of 12? How AEO Is Giving Students a Jump Start to College

April 6, 2021

At Ánimo Ellen Ochoa Charter Middle School the road to college begins early. Through a dual enrollment partnership with East Los Angeles College, AEO is helping students create a path to success that includes taking college courses before they even reach their first year of high school.

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Green Dot Alumna Reminds Students to Always Challenge Themselves

April 5, 2021
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Diana Proano, an Ánimo Watts College Preparatory Academy alumna, has always sought out opportunities that would challenge her to become a better version of herself.

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Green Dot Students Reflect on The Return to In-person Learning

March 16, 2021

Recently, we asked our students to reflect on their experiences after returning to in-person learning.

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