Post Tagged with: "Michelle Rhee"

June 24, 2011 09:07

Union owned Ohio senators kill merit pay bill

Michelle Rhee, former DC schools Chancellor and founder of studentsfirst.org discusses the benefits of merit pay for teachers.

January 14, 2011 05:47

Rhee: “Now is the Time to Act” in Education Reform

The latest embarrassing rankings of U.S. students by the Program for International Student Assessment compared to their international peers (of 65 countries, American 15-year-olds were 17th in reading, 23rd in science, and 31st in math), can focus the nation on the need for change.

January 12, 2011 06:14

Former D.C. schools Chancellor Rhee criticizes teacher tenure, unions

Rhee released a policy agenda for nationwide education reform Monday that criticizes tenure and teachers’ unions while lauding Rhee hallmarks like merit pay and Teach for America.

October 5, 2010 04:06

The Urban Plantation

When the academic Left brought the union big guns into the D.C. mayoral race, the president and the Secretary of Education went to ground. Barack Obama and Arne Duncan are in danger of confirming a Chicago stereotype: talking that reform talk, but seldom walking the walk.