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  • Education reformer Rhee to leave advocacy group she founded

    SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - Education reform advocate Michelle Rhee is stepping down from the nonprofit advocacy group she founded, saying she will focus on her family and the political career of her husband, former NBA star and current Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson.
  • Michelle Rhee to step down as head of advocacy group StudentsFirst

    Michelle Rhee to step down as head of advocacy group StudentsFirst
    Michelle Rhee, the controversial education figure and founder of the influential advocacy group StudentsFirst, announced Wednesday that she is stepping down as chief executive of the organization. Rhee, who served as Washington D.C. schools chancellor...

    Kill tenure, cure schools?

    Without a doubt, California's poor and minority schoolchildren get more than their share of ineffective, unmotivated and demoralized teachers. But are the state laws governing teacher tenure, dismissal and layoffs now under attack in a Los Angeles court...

    New Baltimore schools chief navigated complex terrain in Milwaukee

    New Baltimore schools chief navigated complex terrain in Milwaukee
    — Newly named to head Baltimore's public schools, Gregory E. Thornton has unfinished business in the district he is leaving behind after 31/2 tumultuous years. Wearing a red T-shirt, he arrived Friday at a school where, to peals of laughter, the...

    Michelle Rhee's group 'ramping up' education reform efforts in Florida

    Michelle Rhee's group 'ramping up' education reform efforts in Florida
    StudentsFirst, the education advocacy group founded by Michelle Rhee, said today it is "ramping up" its work in Florida by adding new staff members. In the past two years, the group pushed hard, and ultimately unsuccessfully, for state lawmakers to...