Isabel Carrera

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Student

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 May 17, 2017

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

It was a cool Chicago evening in late April. I walked down the bleacher steps of the spacious new Back of the Yards College Preparatory…

By Lane Wright

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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

Many people—not just students—cringe when they hear the word test because it triggers fear in some and anger in others. Educators know that tests are…

By Anthony Grisillo

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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…

By Michael Vaughn

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