Anisha Ismail Patel

Guest Blogger

Founder, InnovusED

Chicago, Illinois

Anisha Ismail Patel is the founder and chief educational officer of InnovusED. She is a global educator on a mission to promote peaceful coexistence by nurturing understanding and respect.

Anisha is passionate about civic engagement, especially nurturing women and youth in leadership and service. She is a speaker, writer and educational social entrepreneur.

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Posted Sep. 18, 2015

It’s Time to Come to Terms With What Ahmed Means for Our Schools

As an educator, I am and always will be a public school advocate. I believe in the hard work that…

By Anisha Ismail Patel

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Posted May 17, 2017

You May Have Seen ‘Hamilton,’ But Not Like This

It was a cool Chicago evening in late April. I walked down the bleacher steps of the spacious new Back of the Yards College Preparatory…

By Lane Wright

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Posted May 23, 2017

Here’s What I Learned When I Sat Down for All the Standardized Tests My Students Take

Many people—not just students—cringe when they hear the word test because it triggers fear in some and anger in others. Educators know that tests are…

By Anthony Grisillo

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Posted May 23, 2017

Here’s Some Suggested Reading for Our Trash-Talking Secretary of Education

You hear a lot these days—especially in the Trump era—about how broken, antiquated and just generally messed up public education is in our country. Just…

By Michael Vaughn

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