Perspective

Fairley HS Students Studying

The Science Behind a School Restart

October 29, 2015

Green Dot Public Schools is seeking to disrupt the cycle of poverty in under served neighborhoods with a goal of graduating students at a higher rate than their peers in more affluent areas. The idea is that the more normative post-secondary opportunities and readiness are, the more gateways out of poverty can grow. We already know that one’s chances of escaping poverty tumble without a quality post-secondary education.

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Destiny Middle School Student

The Need for Public School Choice for Teachers

October 22, 2015

Destiny Middle School 6th Grade English Language Arts and Literacy Enrichment teacher, Kayla Vickaryous, reflects on the importance of public school choice for teachers, parents and students.

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Common Core Bootcamp

Green Dot Public Schools’ Approach to the Common Core

October 15, 2015

For too long, unaligned standards disguised educational inequity across schools, districts, and states. A common core of knowledge and skills ensures that all students are held to the same rigorous expectations; that all students are given the opportunity to achieve their true potential.

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From Federal Grants to Fundamental Facts- Get the News About Public Charter Schools

October 9, 2015

As we celebrate public charter schools that help children from disadvantaged backgrounds, we must continue empowering educators to create great schools while holding ourselves to the highest possible standards of excellence.

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Green Dot Students Using Computers

A Vision for Education Technology

September 23, 2015

Green Dot Public Schools’ investments in a robust technology infrastructure, high-quality devices, a world-class service model, and mechanisms for innovation and project management have created a strong foundation for the successful expansion of education technology in schools and classrooms.

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Ensuring Success for Students in Washington Charters

September 9, 2015

On Friday, September 4th, the Washington State Supreme Court made the extraordinary decision that it is unconstitutional for Washington charters to operate. There is, however, a demand in the state for high-quality educational options to traditional schools. Parents want—and students deserve—public schools choice.

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Locke High: Empowering Positive Change in Watts

August 29, 2015

Dr. Peggy Gutierrez, Principal at Alain LeRoy Locke College Preparatory Academy since 2008, shares the history and importance of Locke’s transformation.

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Green Dot Student and Teacher Celebrated at White House

July 30, 2015

Two members of Green Dot’s community were among those honored in separate ceremonies at the White House.

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A Year-End Message from Marco Petruzzi – CEO of Green Dot Public Schools National

July 2, 2015

A year-end message from Green Dot Public School’s CEO. A few highlights from the past 12 months to thank our team members whose hard work, creative thinking and commitment to our organization have collectively made such a powerful and positive difference for our students and their communities.

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What Is the Value of a College Scholarship?

June 26, 2015

Scholarships are far more than a charitable means of paying college fees: they are a vital component of sustainable community revitalization.

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