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The Dramatis Personae in the Privatization of Public Schools in North Carolina - or Who is Trying to "Reform" Education Through Deformation

Michelle Rhee’s visit to North Carolina for a “closed-door” meeting (February 7th)) with lawmakers in the current climate of public education in this country and in the state should not sit well with public school advocates. 2,195 more words

An Open Letter to BEST NC Concerning Meeting With Michelle Rhee -Every Public School Teacher Needs To Be Aware Of This

Dear Mrs. Berg,

As the CEO of BEST NC, you and your team have led a coalition of business leaders who have helped steer the conversation surrounding public education in North Carolina. 1,219 more words

Public Education

What DC Schools Won't Report: Many NAEP Subgroup Gains Slowed under Rhee/Henderson

On December 05, 2016, retired DC teacher Erich Martel sent an investigation request to DC’s Attorney General Karl Racine. In short, Martel is asking Racine to investigate two issues: 1) the failure of DC Mayor Muriel Bowser to follow procedure in nominating Antwan Wilson as the next chancellor of schools ( 1,338 more words

High-stakes Testing

Michelle Rhee: "I am not pursuing a position with the [Trump] Administration"

Controversial former DC chancellor Michelle Rhee tweeted on Tuesday, November 22, 2016, that she would not “pursue” becoming the next US secretary of education. ( 239 more words

High-stakes Testing

Michelle Rhee Not Aiming For Position In Trump Administration

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – With speculation flying after meeting with President-elect Donald Trump, Michelle Rhee released a statement aiming to clarify her intentions.

Rhee, the wife of current Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson, was among the flurry of people to meet with Trump over the weekend. 173 more words

News

Top 5 Reasons @TeachForAmerica and ed reformers LOVE Trump and Rhee

Word on the street is that Teach For America (TFA) wants to publicly endorse Michelle Rhee (TFA alum) for US Secretary of Education. Apparently there is some pushback within the organization against the alliance of TFA, Rhee and Trump. 1,101 more words

Charter Schools