Janneth Johnson

Guest Blogger

 Director of Counseling and Student Services, Green Dot Public Schools

Los Angeles, California

Janneth Johnson is the Director of Counseling and Student Services at Green Dot Public Schools. She has over 20 years of experience as a counselor and began counseling at Green Dot in 2003. She holds a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from the University of California Los Angeles and an master’s degree in education/counseling from California State University Dominguez Hills.

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Posted Oct. 4, 2019

The Case for Supporting the Mental Health of Your Students

Four seniors at Ánimo Jackie Robinson—a Green Dot high school that opened to bring more high-quality, public education to historic…

By Janneth Johnson

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Posted Dec. 1, 2021

When Charters Grow From Communities, They Can and Do Increase Equity

BES (Build, Excel, Sustain) started its Fellowship program 20 years ago to support school leaders with the preparation and professional development they needed to design,…

By Aasimah Navlakhi

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Posted Dec. 1, 2021

The Gifted and Talented Debates Aren’t About Rigor, They’re About Access

An interesting, complicated, and rather polarizing trend is going around in American education, and it has to do with special admission schools and the designation…

By Zachary Wright 

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Posted Nov. 30, 2021

Principals Must Be Hope Dealers In Schools and Communities

During a recent conversation, Murleen Coakley, principal of Greenfield Union in the Detroit Public Schools Community District, reminded me how much being a great principal…

By Robert Simmons

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