Graduate Student, Harvard Graduate School of Education
Julia Bloom is a doctoral student at Harvard University in the Graduate School of Education. Her concentration is Quantitative Policy Analysis in Education, where she focuses on the effects of No Child Left Behind accountability policies on K-12 education. Her current research interests include teacher labor markets and the interplay between score inflation and school accountability pressures.Julia holds a master’s degree in Administration, Planning and Social Policy from Harvard University and a bachelor’s degree in Public Policy from Duke University. Prior to returning to Harvard for her doctorate, she was a Statistician at the U.S Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics, working specifically on issues related to measuring teacher compensation and teacher dismissals for the Schools and Staffing Survey. Julia has also worked as a Presidential Management Fellow at the U.S. Department of Education's Strategic Accountability Service and as an Education Program Specialist at the Division of Special Education within the Maryland State Department of Education.