Joana Ortiz

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The Imperfect Student: It’s Time to Destigmatize Mental Illness

I racked my brain on deciding what anecdote I could share that would illustrate what’s been on my mind lately. Like the vivid memory I have as a six year old of waking up in the morning and not understanding why I felt a sudden sensation of desperation. I also thought about the time in high school when...

About the Blog

We’ve launched this blog with the intent that it will help spark and inform many conversations about the Mindsets, Essential Skills and Habits (MESH ) that impact students outcomes. This blog has several contributors, including staff members at Transforming Education and guest bloggers who are researchers, practitioners, policymakers, and youth.


We are excited to announce that our first blog post will launch Wednesday, July 15th!

Stay tuned for posts on Mindsets, Essential Skills, & Habits (MESH ) from our very own and feautured guests.

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