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Learn more about out schoolroom teacher, Angela Lara

Ms. Lara shares her upbringing and experiences that inspire her to motivate her students

Learn more about out schoolroom teacher, Angela Lara

Taken from a story on the University of Texas Charter School's website

During her first year as a graduate student at The University of Texas at Austin, Angela Lara struggled to adjust to the pace and rigor of college life on a sprawling campus so far from home in Guadalajara, Mexico.

“I went through very difficult times when I wanted to quit,” Lara recalls. “It was so hard – the language and the culture and having my family so far away.”

Frustrated and overwhelmed, Lara was ready to start packing her bags until she cracked open a fortune cookie containing a message that would change everything.

Read the entire story at University of Texas Charter School's website.