Diana Morales

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Graduate, John Hancock College Preparatory High School

Chicago, Illinois

Diana Morales graduated from John Hancock College Preparatory High School on Chicago’s Southwest Side, and plans to attend Harold Washington College, one of the City Colleges of Chicago, and transfer to a four-year university to pursue an interior design major because “art can and does change the world.”

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Posted June 11, 2015

Sculpting My Path to College and Beyond

I remember being so excited to enter high school. Graduating from eighth grade was so much fun but at the…

By Diana Morales

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Posted May 17, 2017

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

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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

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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…

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