Isabel Carrera

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Seattle, Washington

Isabel Carrera is a graduate student in the environmental studies program at the University of Washington School of Environment and Forest Science. She has a background in biological sciences and science and technology studies. In the United States, Isabel has engaged in several outreach projects to attract Latino/Hispanic students into the so-called STEM areas.

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Posted May 11, 2016

Election 2016: Don’t Just Talk About Immigration, Education Matters to Us Latinos Too

As a citizen of Mexico now living in the United States, I have been focusing on how the presidential candidates…

By Isabel Carrera

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Posted July 21, 2017

Parents, Educators and Community Members Speak Out Against the NAACP’s Charter Moratorium

“All over the country, dedicated educators of color are leading charter schools that cultivate the minds of children too-often locked out of success in traditional public schools.”…

By Michael Vaughn

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Posted July 20, 2017

Without the Office for Civil Rights, My High School Would Have Continued to Discriminate Against Students Like Me

You may have seen the news. On July 11, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos responded to a letter written by Senator Patty Murray, which questioned the…

By Elijah Armstrong

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Posted July 26, 2017

Everything You Need to Know About the NAACP’s Stance on Charter Schools

This post is continually updated with up-to-date information. In a scathing article by the Wall Street Journal, the NAACP is called out for "taking orders from its union backers"—those union backers being the United Federation of Teachers and National Education Association—"to oppose charter schools."…

By Ikhlas Saleem

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