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Coalition Calls for Moratorium on LAUSD’s “Random” Metal Detection Policy

May 25, 2016

Contact: Sean Thibault, 323-565-3268 [email protected] May 25, 2016, LOS ANGELES – Today, an unusually diverse coalition sent a letter to LAUSD calling for an immediate moratorium on, and revision of, their random metal detection/search (wanding) policy that unfairly targets and criminalizes students.  The support of many diverse partners, including UTLA and the ACLU, alongside many…


Green Dot Public Schools students to compete in robot vs. robot technology battle

April 26, 2016

For Immediate Release April 25, 2016 Contact: Katherine Chung, [email protected] Green Dot Public Schools students to compete in robot vs. robot technology battle WHAT: 120 students from Ánimo Pat Brown Charter High School, Ánimo Inglewood Charter High School and Ánimo Leadership Charter High School will compete in the charter organization’s annual robot vs. robot battle. The…


Green Dot Public Schools thanks Washington State Legislature for their work on the new charter school law

April 1, 2016

For Immediate Release   April 1, 2016 Contact: Karen Waters, 206.334.0822   Tacoma, WA – Green Dot Public Schools today is celebrating the new charter law that will help ensure students and families have public school choice in Washington state. Today Governor Inslee announced he will not sign the public charter school bill that was…


Green Dot Public Schools statement on the WA House of Representatives passing a bill to keep public charter schools open

March 13, 2016

For Immediate Release March 11, 2016 Contact: Bree Dusseault, 253.878.8628 Tacoma, WA – Green Dot Public Schools applauds the legislature for their bipartisan leadership to honor the will of Washington state’s voters and passing a bill to keep public charter schools open. We are counting on Governor Inslee to take action and sign this bill…


Approval of New Middle School is a Victory for Florence-Firestone

January 14, 2016

Contact: Sean Thibault, 213-444-8613, [email protected] January 13, 2016, LOS ANGELES — In response to Tuesday’s Board of Education vote to approve a new charter for a middle school led by Green Dot Public Schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), Cristina de Jesus, President of Green Dot Public Schools California, issued the following…


Eight Green Dot High Schools Ranked Among Best in the U.S.; Two Place Among Top 100 Charters

May 22, 2015

Number is most in charter school’s history on annual list by U.S. News  LOS ANGELES – Eight Green Dot Public Schools have been named America’s Best High Schools by US News & World Report, the most in the non-profit charter school network’s 15-year history. Ánimo Inglewood, Ánimo Jackie Robinson, Ánimo Leadership, Ánimo Pat Brown, Ánimo…