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 July 8, 2020

Donald Trump Will Never Give Us the Smart, Nuanced Conversation We Need About Going Back to School

As COVID-19 wreaked havoc on the end of the 2019-2020 school year, parents and politicians nationwide sang the praises of teachers across the country—and it…

By Lindsey Jensen

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Posted July 8, 2020

Black Girls Need Police-Free Schools

We are at a precipice. Advocates and school leaders in nearly 100 districts all over the country have called for the removal of police in…

By Nia Evans, Kayla Patrick

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Posted July 7, 2020

Schools Are Essential, So Let’s Reopen the Right Way This Fall

This afternoon, President Donald Trump said, “We want to get our schools open. We want to get them open, quickly, beautifully in the fall.” I…

By Zakiya Sankara-Jabar

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