RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Michelle Rhee

A collection of news and information related to Michelle Rhee published by this site and its partners.

Top Michelle Rhee Articles

Displaying items 67-77
  • Senators block parent trigger bill from floor vote (but it’s not dead yet)

     
    The Senate today refused to pull the parent trigger bill from committee for an immediate floor vote, as Tallahassee colleague Aaron Deslatte explains here. The move meant the bill — already passed by the House — remains in the Senate's...
  • California can't afford to cut transitional kindergarten [Blowback]

     
    Research shows that transitional kindergarten results in greater academic achievement, higher graduation rates and better jobs, and saves schools money by reducing the number of students entering special education or having to be held back a grade....
  • California mayors like Fl’s parent trigger plan; state parent groups not so much

     
    The California group Parent Revolution — which is pushing parent trigger laws nationwide — sent out a release this morning noting that two California mayors are in favor of…. Florida's parent-trigger plan. Meanwhile, at a Tallahassee...
  • Michelle Rhee’s Olympic ad: Chubby man stumbles through gymnastic routine, showing “failures” of U.S. schools

     
      Michelle Rhee's education group has put out a new ad that plays off the Olympics and aims to show that in the “education Olympics” American students “aren't faring as well when it comes to global competition with their peers.”...
  • Colorado massacre: No. 1 topic Sunday morning

     
    THIS POST HAS BEEN REVISED A FINAL TIME AT 9:10 P.M. ET SATURDAY: The Colorado movie-theater massacre will be the top story on Sunday morning programs. You can expect the latest news from Aurora, Colo., on CBS' “Face the Nation,” ABC's “...
  • New movie re-ignites “parent trigger” debate

     
    As part of the GOP convention in Tampa, some guests are attending a preview of the new movie Won't Back Down, a film that is creating buzz and controversy in education circles.  According to the schedule sent out this morning, in fact, their viewing...
  • Paul Ryan on ‘Fox News Sunday’; Chris Christie on 3 shows

     
    Paul Ryan, left, and Mitt Romney campaigned in Vandalia, Ohio, on Tuesday. Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images THIS ITEM HAS BEEN UPDATED: The guest list for Sunday morning: Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan is a guest on “Fox News...
  • Tony Bennett as education commissioner – more thoughts

     
    Tony Bennett is to wrap up his work in Indiana on Jan. 11 and start work in Tallahassee on Jan. 14, taking over as Florida's education commissioner. His appointment yesterday by the State Board of Education prompted praise and criticism, mostly as...
  • 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...
  • U.S. schools chief endorses release of teacher data

    U.S. schools chief endorses release of teacher data
    U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said Monday that parents have a right to know if their children's teachers are effective, endorsing the public release of information about how well individual teachers fare at raising their students' test scores....
  • Teachers unions' clout in question

    Teachers unions' clout in question
    Teachers unions have a well-deserved reputation for exercising political clout. With a nearly unparalleled ability to raise cash and organize their ranks, they have elected school boards, influenced legislation and helped set the public school agenda in...