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 Feb. 14, 2017
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In the Fall of 1978, I Got on a Bus From My White Neighborhood and Learned That Separate Is Not Equal

When it came time to get on the bus, some of my friends didn’t go with me. Their parents pulled them out of public school that year. Too disruptive, they said. Maybe too violent, they worried silently.…

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Posted Feb. 14, 2017
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These 5 Chicago Families Are Taking Illinois to Court and All I Can Say Is It’s About Time

Frustrated by decades of unfair funding for Chicago Public Schools (CPS), five families and CPS sued the state for racial discrimination. According to the suit,…

By Peter Cunningham

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Posted Feb. 14, 2017
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Just Listen to How People Talk About Their Favorite Teacher and You’ll See Why I #LoveTeaching

The following is an excerpt from Tom Rademacher’s book, It Won’t Be Easy: An Exceedingly Honest (and Slightly Unprofessional) Love Letter to Teaching. The book…

By Tom Rademacher

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