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 Apr. 19, 2018

It Doesn’t Just Happen at Starbucks. Teachers Need Racial Bias Training Too.

Last week, two Black men were arrested for sitting in a Starbucks here in Philadelphia. They were waiting for a friend who arrived shortly after…

By Zachary Wright 

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Posted Apr. 19, 2018

ICE Took My Students’ Parents Away

In my classroom there is a poster that says, “Follow your dreams, believe in yourself and never give up.” This poster is more than some…

By Derek Voiles

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Posted Apr. 18, 2018

Here’s How We’re Giving Rich, White Families a Stealth School Voucher

Rich, mostly White homeowners are officially on welfare. I know. I was as surprised as you are. But millions of affluent homeowners filed their taxes…

By ShaRhonda Knott-Dawson

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