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…

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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…

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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 Feb. 16, 2017
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#MyBlackHistory Has Been and Still Is Fighting for the Right to Learn

Black children deserve the opportunity to learn and exist, and it is our responsibility to make sure that they have that opportunity. We need to go out of our way to send the message that we care, support them and their education.…

By Kayla Patrick

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Posted Feb. 21, 2017
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#MyBlackHistory: Here’s Why I Became an Engineer and How I’m Helping Kids Do It Too

When I was just 9 or 10 years old, I found out that I had a true love and passion for science. Now I want to see that other kids get that chance.…

By Jason Coleman

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Posted Feb. 21, 2017
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#MyBlackHistory: Why I’m Celebrating Every Black Genius From City Blocks to the White House

We will never meet a Black child who is not a genius and there is no secret to how we support them: We first treat them as human and then we then support them with love. …

By David J. Johns

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