Rachel Bloom

Guest Blogger

Educator, Codman Academy

Boston, Massachusetts

Rachel Bloom joined Codman Academy in 2014.  Prior to joining Codman, she worked as a senior counselor for Boston Refugee Youth Enrichment (BRYE), an ESL Academic Summer Enrichment Program in 2012 and 2013, and directed BRYE in 2014. Rachel continues her work with BRYE as an instructional coach during the summers, mentoring new teachers on how to be successful in the classroom. Rachel earned her B.A. in sociology with a minor in education from Tufts University and her M.Ed. in special education from Boston University.

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Posted Mar. 26, 2019

Heyssis Castillo Cut Her Hair in High School to Prove a Point About Beauty Standards

Throughout her four years at Codman, Heyssis was a pillar of leadership, individuality, strength and professionalism. Like all students, Heyssis…

By Raika Nasirullah, Rachel Bloom

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Posted June 19, 2019
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There’s a Difference Between a ‘Good’ School and Choosing Whiteness and Wealth

It’s nearly summer, and while for most that means the end of a school year, for many it also means transition. Preschoolers transition to kindergarten,…

By Zachary Wright 

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Posted June 19, 2019

Just Like Emancipation, Quality Schools Are Being Delayed and Denied to Black Students

“Until the lion tells his side of the story, the tale of the hunt will always glorify the hunter.” While many Americans are waiting with baited breath for July 4,…

By Sharif El-Mekki

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Posted June 18, 2019
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What It’s Like to Attend School in Rural America

On a rainy day in May of 2018, I toured a public school in northern Pennsylvania. Most of the students were eligible for free lunch.…

By Jennifer Wahl

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