DC Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee has become something of a national symbol. Her controversial reforms have fueled big changes in the system, but success is still a long way off.
Archive for August, 2010
Michelle Rhee in Washington, DC: Michelle Rhee in DC Series Podcast: George Parker’s concerns over Rhee
Washington D.C. teachers recently signed a new five-year contract with schools chancellor Michelle Rhee, and both parties are relatively pleased. But DC Teachers' Union President George Parker does have some qualms.
In an ESL class - English as a Second Language - everyone is new to the country. They're learning a new language and new customs. But what's it like to learn English in a class where everyone - except you - speaks Spanish?