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Victoria Arend Carbone


Victoria Arend Carbone


Rappaport Center at Boston College Law School


Rappaport Law and Public Policy Fellow



The Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy Fellows Program affords 12 law students from eight Massachusetts law schools the opportunity to work in a state or local government agency during the summer.

Law School
Western New England University, 2020 J.D.

Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Project Description
Victoria worked in the Legal Office of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education on a variety of policy projects that affect students in the Commonwealth. Victoria researched and reported on emergent issues in special education, updated a criminal background check advisory for school employers, assisted with document review, and completed several research projects.

Victoria, a former teacher, and active member of her teachers’ union, began her studies at Western New England University School of Law (WNE Law) with a passion for education and labor issues. Prior to law school, Victoria taught French for four years at a public high school in Worcester County. She graduated from Bennington College in 2010 with a BA in French Literature, and, in 2014, earned an MA in French and Francophone Studies from UMass Amherst. Victoria is the first Rappaport Fellow from WNE Law.