Katherine Garcia

Guest Blogger

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

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 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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