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Green Dot joins Unidos-led letter in support of Title III funding for emergent bilingual students

May 26, 2022

Green Dot Public Schools National joined UnidosUS and a broad array of education and civil rights groups in calling for increased funding to support English learners in the upcoming federal budget. The full text of the letter follows: ——– The Honorable Rosa DeLauro, Chair House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health, and Human Services, and Education…


Green Dot Joins Letter Supporting Mental Health Services in Public Schools

April 29, 2022

“It is imperative that we increase access to school psychologists, school counselors, and school social workers so that students have access to a full range of mental and behavioral health services and have support in accessing any community-based care they may require.” Contact: Sean Thibault, 213-444-8613 APRIL 28, 2022 – Green Dot Public Schools signed…


King Middle School Selects New Principal

April 27, 2022

Marian Williams will lead the school, coming from Memphis where she led middle school transformation in a district partnership. April 27, 2022 (Beaumont, TX) — Green Dot Public Schools Southeast Texas is pleased to announce the selection of Marian Williams to be the school’s new Principal. Ms. Williams most recently served within the Green Dot…


Jocquell Rodgers Named as Incoming Head of Green Dot Public Schools Tennessee

February 14, 2022

MEMPHIS – Green Dot Public Schools Tennessee (GDPST) announced today that the Board of Directors has appointed Jocquell Rodgers to serve as Executive Director beginning July 1, 2022. Rodgers is replacing Dr. Megan Quaile, who has led GDPST since 2014. Dr. Quaile will continue supporting Tennessee, while continuing her leadership role as the Chief Growth…


Green Dot Public Schools Signs On To ‘Build Back Better’ Letter for Child Nutrition

November 15, 2021

Green Dot Public Schools signed on to the below letter led by the Food Research & Action Center to advocate for funding in the budget reconciliation bill for ongoing nutritional resources for students living in poverty.


Green Dot Public Schools Announces Mentorship Program To Match Each Student With A Mentor

September 22, 2021

September 22, 2021 (LOS ANGELES) — Green Dot Public Schools announces a bold initiative to eventually match all 14,000 Green Dot students in CA, TN, and TX with a professional mentor. The program is piloting with Ánimo City of Champions in CA and Hillcrest High School in TN.