Programs

Locke College Prep Academy awarded $2.8MM grant for CTE

June 9, 2022

Alain LeRoy Locke College Preparatory Academy was awarded nearly $2.8MM in grants to support Career Technical Education (CTE) programs. $916,977 of grant funds were received from California Community Colleges and the remainder came in matching funds from program partners. Reflecting on the programs that led to this funding, Luis Castillo, a student at Locke, said,…

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Living Generously is a Teachable Value

February 9, 2022

  The National Mentorship Initiative at Green Dot Public Schools continues to roll out to students in Animo City of Champions in Los Angeles and Hillcrest High School in Memphis on its way to impact each of our more than  14,000 students.  Our program is already serving students at both schools who benefit from a…

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How Ánimo Westside Created School Culture through Technology

January 18, 2022

At Ánimo Westside Charter Middle School, one teacher is sparking student curiosity and eliminating academic barriers through tech.

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Leadership, Entrepreneurship, STEM: 3 Green Dot Schools Launch New Academic Pathways

October 25, 2021

Three schools are launching innovative educational hub programs, where students can access targeted learning in leadership, entrepreneurship, and STEM.

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Senior Bridge Prepares Rising Locke Seniors for College Applications

August 26, 2021

At Locke College Preparatory Academy, Senior Bridge has become the culmination of academic growth for our students.

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How Our Summer Bridge Accelerates Learning, Builds Advocacy

August 3, 2021

At Ánimo Ellen Ochoa Charter Middle School, Summer Bridge is a critical part to student induction. This is why.

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College Bound: City of Champions Students Celebrate College Acceptances, Preparedness

March 16, 2021

Two Ánimo City of Champions students reflect on their high school experience and share how their school set them up for college success.

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How We Prioritize Achievement and Equity for African American Students in L.A.

February 10, 2021

Our L.A. Schools have developed key programs that give our African American students a voice, community, and platform across our campuses.

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Academic Interventions Create Success for Students

January 26, 2021

Through interventionist strategies such as “double blocking,” our schools have achieved exponential academic growth and narrowed critical skill gaps in core subjects, including reading and writing.

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Over 60 Live Clubs: Virtual Expanded Learning Serves Students via Distance Learning

January 19, 2021

We transitioned our safe, engaging, and student-centered Expanded Learning program online. This is what it looks like now.

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