Stephanie Rivera is preparing to be a teacher at Rutgers University, where she is a junior. Stephanie has her own blog. But what’s special about Stephanie is that she has strong values, she has guts, and she is articulate. As an activist devoted to educational equity, she rightly is suspicious of faux reforms sponsored by billionaires and corporations.

Stephanie attended Education Nation. This is her report on te various panels and town halls. It is well worth reading because Stephanie brings a fresh perspective to the issues and personalities.