Can a failing school system be reformed just by hiring the "right people"? Michelle Rhee seems to think so.
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Michelle Rhee in Washington, DC: Michelle Rhee in Washington DC Episode 7: Targeting Teachers, Angering Unions
Michelle Rhee attempts to negotiate a new teachers' union contract with much of the education world watching.
Michelle Rhee in Washington, DC: Michelle Rhee in Washington DC Episode 6: Tough Changes and Controversy
Michelle Rhee has completed her first year as DC Schools Chancellor and she's had some challenges along the way.
Teachers in Washington, DC are nervous—and with good reason. Many schools are scheduled to be closed, and more are likely to undergo big changes.
When Michelle Rhee assumed control of Washington, DC's public schools, she expected her direct, no-nonsense approach to stir things up.