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Michelle Rhee

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  • Rhee donates significantly to L.A. school board races

     
    This post has been updated. Former District of Columbia Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee, a controversial figure in education reform, said Wednesday that her organization has made a substantial donation to the contests for seats on the Los Angeles Board...
  • L.A. Votes: Greuel fights back; reformer tries to tilt school races

     
    With the clock ticking down to election day, the Los Angeles mayor’s race is getting testy. Controller Wendy Greuel, who for weeks has been the target of her rivals' slings and arrows, hit back at City Council members Eric Garcetti......
  • L.A. school board election: Garcia, Zimmer maintain early leads

     
    As early election results in the Los Angeles school board election continued to trickle in late Tuesday, two-term incumbent Monica Garcia bolstered her strong lead in District 2, one-term incumbent Steve Zimmer continued to maintain his hold on District 4...
  • L.A. school board election: Zimmer maintains slim lead

     
    As election results in the Los Angeles school board election continued to be tabulated early Wednesday, two-term incumbent Monica Garcia upheld a strong hold in District 2, one-term incumbent Steve Zimmer maintained his slim lead on District 4 and Antonio...
  • School board election: Split decision for Deasy; 3rd race to runoff

     
    In a school board election that attracted national money and attention, candidates backing both Supt. John Deasy and the teachers union won election Tuesday night....
  • Rick Scott undermining education, threatening reforms

     
    Early on, I tended to give Rick Scott some benefit of the doubt, assuming that a former CEO knew what he was doing, even if not many people cared for the way he was doing it. And then I watched him on education, an issue I closely follow. Florida has...
  • Gov. Scott to sign education bills at Orange charter schools this morning

     
    UPDATE: The charter school is actually in Winter Garden, according to the folks who work there, so the location has been corrected.  Gov. Rick Scott plans to hold a bill signing ceremony today at Hope Charter school in Winter Garden, highlighting ...
  • Weekend TV Talk Shows for July 2nd - 3rd

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 3 - 9 in PDF format TV listings for the week of July 3 - 9 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • Scott on more funding for schools: He supports but doesn’t have votes

     
    When Gov. Rick Scott signed Florida's $69.1 billion budget in May, he vetoed millions of dollars worth of projects and urged state lawmakers to put that money toward public education. State schools had lost $1.3 billion in the budget the Florida...
  • Probe sought of spending for charter school conference

     
    The Orlando Sentinel reported this morning on Gov. Rick Scott's appearance before about 2,000 employees of Charter Schools USA, which manages 25 charter schools in Florida with about 23,500 students. The group was cheered on by Scott and former D.C....
  • Rick Scott's stance on vouchers scares teachers

    Rick Scott's stance on vouchers scares teachers
    Gov. Rick Scott, the scary bald man now in charge of our state, is scaring the bejabbers out of the public-school establishment. The vouchers-for-all proposal put out by his transition team has the state teachers unions in a panic. The Florida Education...