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 Dec. 5, 2019

We Were Making Progress on School Discipline Until Betsy DeVos Came Along

At the turn of the century, in 1999, I was graduating from high school, motivated to enter the teaching profession with a passion to reform…

By Kelisa Wing

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Posted Dec. 5, 2019

When Disney’s ‘Frozen II’ Represents Indigenous Peoples Better Than Elementary Schools, There’s a Problem

As I sat with my 7-year-old daughter and her friends in a movie theater for a showing of “Frozen II,” I was fascinated. No, it wasn’t…

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Posted Dec. 3, 2019

Stop Arguing About ‘Equity’ and Focus on Student Outcomes

There’s a major force in the education world that has attempted to claim ownership over the term “equity.” From tweets questioning the value of literacy…

By Jasmine Lane

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