November 26th, 2007

Michelle Rhee in Washington, DC
Michelle Rhee in DC Series Podcast: George Parker on the hot seat

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George Parker, the president of the teachers’ union in Washington D.C., is now negotiating a new contract with School Chancellor Michelle Rhee. Rhee wants to make it easier to fire ineffective teachers, but Parker says she already has enough power.  In this audio podcast, hear how Parker balances the need for educational reform with his duty to protect workers’ rights.

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