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.

Green Dot Student and Teacher Celebrated at White House

July 30, 2015
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Two members of Green Dot’s community were among those honored in separate ceremonies at the White House.

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6 Guiding Principles to Professional Development

May 21, 2015
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For Green Dot educators, professional development offers a chance to personalize their professional narrative.

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12 Inspirational Quotes from the 2015 Golden Dot Award Winners

March 19, 2015

The Golden Dot Awards are an opportunity to honor the hard work and dedication of Green Dot’s outstanding teachers, administrators, and staff. This year, we asked each of the winners to share the best career advice they received that helped them get to where they are today.

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A Different Kind of Teachers Union

March 12, 2015
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Salina Joiner, President of AMU, Green Dots teachers union, discusses her path to leadership and what makes AMU unique.

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Animo Inglewood Charter High School Graduate

What Makes a Charter Smarter?

February 26, 2015

A new article by Richard D. Kahlenberg and Halley Potter in the journal Educational Leadership raises some tough questions for America’s charter schools.

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