Diana Shulla-Cose

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Co-founder, President, Perspectives Charter Schools

Chicago, Illinois

Diana Shulla-Cose is the Co-founder and President of Perspectives Charter Schools in Chicago. Diana co-created a social-emotional learning curriculum and culture called “A Disciplined Life” to drive education and personal achievement. She has presented to groups across the country on issues in urban education, with a focus on building school culture using the practices of “A Disciplined Life” to guide these discussions. Diana received her Master’s from Loyola University Chicago in School Leadership and her B.A. from Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin.

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Posted Dec. 14, 2017

25 Years Ago, These Two Teachers Started a School in a Basement With Just $1,000

The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character—that is the…

By Kim Day, Diana Shulla-Cose

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Posted Apr. 16, 2018

There Are Small Things We Can Do Every Day to Make Our LGBT Students Feel Safe

The same four students hang out together in front of my classroom most mornings. One set is female and the other male. I do not…

By Jose Lara

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Posted Apr. 12, 2018

The World Is Threatened by Our Students’ Voices and We Have to Teach Them to Be Brave

I talk a lot about how our students can change the world. And I mean it. Glance at the headlines any day this week, and…

By Sydney Chaffee

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Posted Apr. 12, 2018

It Wasn’t Enough to Just Be Latina, My Students Needed Me to Be Culturally Competent

I am a Latina educator and I have spent most of my career working with Black and Brown students. Initially, I believed that it was…

By Nikki Jarquin

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