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Future leaders

How Education Is Empowering Future Leaders in Tacoma

March 17, 2016

As a community, Tacoma, Washington is seeing young people excited to wake up to go to school every day and who are taking charge of their education. One Washington State family shares their story and the importance of school choice for their children and families just like theirs.

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Healthy Community

5 Capitals Needed for a Healthy Community

March 10, 2016

A healthy community must possess five different kinds of capital:
1. Human; 2. Social; 3. Political; 4. Intellectual, and, 5. Financial.
No single form of capital can be dominant; unrestrained by the others, each can create its own types of imbalance, and accompanying problems.

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Destiny Middle School

At Destiny Middle School, Nothing Is Impossible

March 7, 2016

Class president, Josh Covarrubius, on what Destiny Middle School means to him and why it’s important for Washington State to keep his school open.

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Washington State Charter Schools - Bree Dusseault

Answers to Commonly Asked Questions About Washington Charter Schools

February 23, 2016

Q&A with Executive Director of Green Dot Washington, Bree Dusseault, about Washington Charter Schools.

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#TFA25

How #TFA25 Reconnected Me to the Classroom

February 18, 2016

Teachers and leaders from TFA, like Nate Geller, Assistant Principal at Ánimo Phillis Wheatley, believe in the transformational power of rigorous academics and supportive school culture.

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Teacher Culture

Does Teacher Culture Matter? A View Inside Green Dot’s Approach

February 4, 2016

Having the right teachers in our classrooms is among the most important challenges we face. It’s essential to students that we get it right – and we can’t do that without your help.

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Teach America

Life After Teach for America: How Green Dot Public Schools Builds on the “Foundation for Impact”

January 28, 2016

We spotlight one Green Dot teacher’s journey from Teach for America to classroom excellence, in anticipation of the TFA 25th Anniversary Summit.

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Escaping Poverty through Better Education and Community Organizing

January 14, 2016

As we remember Martin Luther King this weekend and the legacy he left, we prepare more Green Dot parents to organize together to improve their lives and the conditions in their communities.

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Back to School: More Than Just a Job

January 7, 2016

Returning from the holiday break can be rough. School classified employees, like Charles Durham and Marlon Byrd (pictured), help keep our students safe every day. Mr. Daymond Johnson, President of Ánimo Classified Employees Association and School Safety Officer at Ánimo Pat Brown, explains why his responsibility to the students makes going back to school that much easier.

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Green Dot Happy Holidays

#FutureUnwritten: This Season’s Match Up with Oscar De La Hoya

December 16, 2015

We are grateful to each of you for being our partners in making the Green Dot difference a reality. #FutureUnwritten

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The Educator Framework that Unleashed My Teacher Jedi

November 19, 2015

There’s no doubt that teaching is hard. At Green Dot, we hold our students to the highest standard of excellence and expect no less of our teachers. Read one teacher’s story of how she went from good to great using our educator framework.

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Finding Personal Success at Green Dot Public Schools

November 12, 2015

From his first days at Oscar de la Hoya Ánimo Charter High School, Ivan Gaeta noticed things were a bit different. Ivan found himself a student one day and a Green Dot employee the next.

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