Anisha Ismail Patel

Anisha

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
Irving MacArthur High School student Ahmed Mohamed, 14, poses for a photo at his home in Irving, Texas, on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015. Mohamed was arrested and interrogated by Irving Police officers on Monday after bringing a homemade clock to school. (Vernon Bryant/Dallas Morning News/TNS)

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 Mar. 30, 2017
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This Mom Went to Jail Making Sure Her Son Received a High-Quality Education and She Would Do It All Over Again

It’s been five years since Tanya McDowell made national headlines after she was charged with larceny for “stealing an education” for her son. Even with some…

By Megan DeSombre

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Posted Mar. 29, 2017
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Betsy, Can We Really ‘Uber’-ize Public Education? Here‘s Why That‘s a Terrible Idea.

This morning, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos delivered a keynote address at the Brookings Institution for the Center on Children and Families’ release of its fifth…

By Madison Gray

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Posted Mar. 29, 2017
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Coffee Break: E4E on Entering a New Chapter and Working on Reform From the Inside Out

Recently, the teacher-led reform group Educators for Excellence (E4E) announced a rebranding that includes an updated set of core principles and a new look for…

By Peter Cunningham

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