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About: Florina Rodov
Full Name Florina Rodov
Florina Rodov
Florina Rodov is a writer, professor, entrepreneur and former inner city teacher. She is co-founder of Authentic Manhattan, an innovative high school for gifted students, which is slated to open in 2015. She holds a B.A. in English from Barnard College and an M.S. in teaching from Fordham.

Posts by Florina Rodov:

  • Jan 2 2014
    Why I Refuse to Straighten My Hair

    Xiomara and Isleidy wiped tears from their eyes, Stacy’s sniffles quickly deteriorated into sobs, and even the boys tried valiantly not to cry. My tough inner city sophomores were viscerally affected by Elie Wiesel’s heartbreaking Holocaust memoir, Night, which we just … Continue reading



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