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Michelle Rhee

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  • 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....
  • Michelle Rhee’s group praises new FL school laws (on merit pay, charters, vouchers, transfers)

     
    Michelle Rhee, who traveled to Tallahassee to testify in favor of a merit pay bill, today issued praise to the Florida Legislature for many of the school-related bills it passed in its just-wrapped up session. Rhee, the former chancellor of D.C. schools,...
  • 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....
  • Legislator demands accounting of charter school rally expenses

     
    State Rep. Dwight Bullard, D-Miami, is demanding that Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson account for expenses for a charter school rally held in Orlando this week. You can read the story here. “It is unbelievable to think that one of  the...
  • 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...
  • In Florida, teacher pay now tied to performance

    In Florida, teacher pay now tied to performance
    Florida Gov. Rick Scott has signed a far-reaching teacher merit-pay bill that will overhaul how teachers across the state will be evaluated and paid. The law creates an evaluation system that relies heavily on student test score data to judge teacher...