Angelica Infante-Green

Deputy Commissioner, New York State Education Department

New York City, New York

Angelica Infante-Green, deputy commissioner, New York State Education Department. Angelica Infante-Green is making a difference in the critical areas of special education and bilingual education for students all across the state. And as a parent, she helped create the nation’s first dual language program for children with autism after being frustrated with the barriers she faced in finding the education she wanted for her son. She started her career as a teacher in New York City, and she is currently part of the first class of Future Chiefs with the Chiefs for Change organization.


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Posted Apr. 22, 2019

Every Time I Think About Leaving the Classroom, My Students Remind Me Why I’m Here

Last week, teaching almost killed me. Again. I was driving home from work, having stayed later than typical for a meeting and some organizing. The…

By Tom Rademacher

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Posted Apr. 23, 2019

New EPA Proposal on Pollution Could Lead to More Students With Asthma Missing School

How could my students succeed if they were not able to come to class? It was a question I used to struggle with constantly. Prior…

By Kunal Sindhu

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Posted Apr. 19, 2019

Wealthy, White People Are Still in the Business of School Segregation

What’s causing school segregation? Some people say charter schools—I say it’s White people.   Before y’all get upset, I’m not saying it’s all White people—just…

By Tanesha Peeples

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