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Michelle Rhee

The Leonard Lopate Show

Michelle Rhee, Radical

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Activist Michelle Rhee tells Leonard Lopate about her turbulent tenure as chancellor of the Washington, D.C., public schools, her current work as an education activist, and her years of teaching in inner-city Baltimore.

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Schoolbook

Michelle Rhee Documentary Highlights Tenure in DC Schools

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

TV producer John Merrow discusses the documentary “The Education of Michelle Rhee,” about the former chancellor of Washington, D.C. public schools, who is one of the most admired and reviled school reformers in America.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

The Education of Michelle Rhee

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Producer John Merrow discusses the Frontline documentary “The Education of Michelle Rhee,” about the former chancellor of Washington, D.C., public schools, who is one of the most admired and reviled school reformers in America. The film looks at Rhee’s tumultuous three-year tenure as she attempted to fix D.C.’s school system. "The Education of Michelle Rhee" airs tonight at 10 pm on PBS.

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The Takeaway

Former D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee on Education Reform

Monday, September 24, 2012

Two years ago today the education reform documentary “Waiting for ‘Superman’” opened in theaters in New York in Los Angeles. The movie reignited a national debate about education reform, and it introduced many Americans to charismatic DC schools chancellor Michelle Rhee. Two years later, Rhee is no longer in charge of DC schools, but she remains one of education reform’s most controversial figures.

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Schoolbook

Ravitch v. Rhee Fills Summer Lull

Friday, August 10, 2012

Reformists of different stripes staked out their territory on the air and online this week. And SchoolBook updated its data to reflect the latest scores, school numbers and survey results. Check out your school page.

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StudentsFirstNY Announces Itself

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

StudentsFirstNY, the new political group formed by leaders of the education reform movement like Joel I. Klein and Michelle Rhee, officially announced its arrival on Wednesday morning.

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Schoolbook

A New Education Force Enters the Political Arena

Wednesday, April 04, 2012

To counter the influence of the teachers' union, powerful forces like Joel I. Klein, Michelle Rhee, Eva S. Moskowitz, Edward I. Koch and Geoffrey Canada, backed by a number of venture capitalists and hedge fund managers, have formed a group called StudentsFirstNY, a spinoff of the national group that Ms. Rhee, the former Washington schools chancellor, had formed to press for changes in how schools are run, The Times reports today.

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It's A Free Country ®

Can a New Schools Chancellor Fix Education Reform's Image Problem?

Thursday, April 07, 2011

Breaking from the stridency of Rhee or the discomfort of Black, Walcott will test whether better relationships will lead to better politics as he takes on the charge of continuing Bloomberg’s education redesign.

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