Katherine Garcia

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Student, Academy for Global Citizenship

Chicago, Illinois

Katherine Garcia is a sixth-grade student at the Academy for Global Citizenship in Chicago, Illinois. Her favorite thing to learn in school is math. When she gets to, she loves to do arts and crafts.

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Posted Oct. 20, 2016
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I May Only Be in Sixth Grade But I Know Peace Starts With My Own Two Feet

Have you ever celebrated or heard of World Peace Day? Well, World Peace Day is an International Day of Peace organized…

By Katherine Garcia

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Posted Feb. 14, 2017
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In the Fall of 1978, I Got on a Bus From My White Neighborhood and Learned That Separate Is Not Equal

When it came time to get on the bus, some of my friends didn’t go with me. Their parents pulled them out of public school that year. Too disruptive, they said. Maybe too violent, they worried silently.…

By Maureen Kelleher

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Posted Feb. 14, 2017
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These 5 Chicago Families Are Taking Illinois to Court and All I Can Say Is It’s About Time

Frustrated by decades of unfair funding for Chicago Public Schools (CPS), five families and CPS sued the state for racial discrimination. According to the suit,…

By Peter Cunningham

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Posted Feb. 14, 2017
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Just Listen to How People Talk About Their Favorite Teacher and You’ll See Why I #LoveTeaching

The following is an excerpt from Tom Rademacher’s book, It Won’t Be Easy: An Exceedingly Honest (and Slightly Unprofessional) Love Letter to Teaching. The book…

By Tom Rademacher

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