Hanna Grace Frank

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Guest Blogger

Chicago, Illinois

Hanna Frank was Education Post’s Social Media Manager and before that she worked with Organizing For Action, a non-profit organization that advocates for President Barack Obama’s political agenda. She wrote and edited content for the organization’s various social media platforms, including the official Barack Obama Facebook and Twitter accounts, as well as BarackObama.com.

Hanna attended Illinois public schools, but spent most of her secondary education as a homeschooled student. Her experience and transition between the two gave her the passion to take action on bringing higher standards to public schools nationwide and giving every child a chance to succeed. She holds a bachelor’s from Lewis University in mass communications and earned the university’s 2013-2014 Senior Departmental Award for Multimedia Journalism.

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Posted Feb. 2, 2016
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Why I Threw Away My High School Diploma

This weekend a paper in New York state reported that 70 percent of students at State University of New York…

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Posted May 29, 2015
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On Being First in Your Family

In support of #ProofPointDay Education Post staff share their reflections on being a first-generation college student. Caroline Bermudez When you’re…

By Caroline Bermudez, Valentina Korkes, Hanna Grace Frank

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Posted Apr. 20, 2015
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Don’t Join the Dark Side of Social Media

I’ve always had a love-hate relationship with social media. I love its neverending amount of content and the lively conversation.…

By Hanna Grace Frank

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Posted Mar. 26, 2015
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Kids in the Belief Gap Deserve More Than 140 Characters

It’s easy to get discouraged by the noise surrounding the education debate on Twitter. Twitter doesn’t always generate the most…

By Hanna Grace Frank

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Posted Jan. 21, 2015
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We Should Never Stop Talking About Racial Inequity, Say These Teachers

Last week Educators for Excellence wrapped up their series on racial inequity and why the conversation on race and social…

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Posted Jan. 13, 2015
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A Teacher Building Critical Thinkers

Yesterday E4E kicked off their racial inequity series. This week they are highlighting why we need to be having conversations…

By Hanna Grace Frank

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Posted Jan. 12, 2015
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Racial Inequity Isn’t Just a Media Trend

The tragic stories of Eric Garner, Michael Brown and Tamir Rice created an outpouring of outrage on blogs, in social…

By Hanna Grace Frank

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Posted Jan. 5, 2015
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6 Edu-Reads You Probably Missed Over the Holidays

While you were busy with holiday festivities—binge watching Game of Thrones and marathon credit card swiping—you may have missed some…

By Hanna Grace Frank

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Posted Dec. 19, 2014
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These Arizona Teachers are Loving Common Core

Three Arizona teachers from Heritage Elementary are excited and inspired by the Common Core. They love that the new standards…

By Hanna Grace Frank

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Posted Dec. 12, 2014
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A Parent’s Story of a Great Teacher

A great teacher has the potential to change the lives of not only children, but families as well. A thankful parent, Gina Tovar, speaks…

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Posted Mar. 29, 2017
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If the Louisiana Governor Has His Way, High School Graduates Will Continue to Stay Stuck in Remedial College Courses

If Governor John Bel Edwards has his way today, setting higher goals for Louisiana students could be delayed by a year or two and possibly…

By Lane Wright

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Posted Mar. 22, 2017
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Public Dollars Should Pay for Public Schools: That’s Why I Support High-Quality Charter Schools and Not Vouchers

We live in a free country and a parent should have the right to opt out of the public school system. But that parent does not have a right to take with them a proportional share of public education dollars any more than a pacifist can extract his share of defense spending. …

By Peter Cunningham

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Posted Mar. 21, 2017
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You Want Parents? This Is What It’s Going to Take to Empower Them in the Fight for Better Schools

Parent organizing ain’t easy. Many organizations have tried to organize parents and communities and have failed. We end up yelling at parents, “Parent involvement is…

By Keri Rodriguez Lorenzo

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