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Michelle Rhee - Back in the News

Remember her? The former Chancellor of  DC Public Schools. She was called the face of reform of public schools in the US-especially in DC. On her first day on the job she said, “I am Michelle Rhee. 843 more words

Education

How D.C. Became the Darling of Education Reform

Originally published in The American Prospect on April 19, 2017.
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When it comes to education reform, perhaps no city has inspired more controversy and acclaim over the last decade than Washington, D.C. 4,466 more words

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