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Michelle Rhee

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  • Is Oprah new Florida education guru?

     
    First it was education reform maven Michelle Rhee who was modeling her methods for Florida state officials, telling them earlier this month how to dump unwanted teachers in one easy step. Now officials apparently are looking to Oprah Winfrey for...
  • Thursday's TV Talk Shows

     
    The Early Show (N) 7 a.m. KCBS Today Spring shopping; school reform advocate Michelle Rhee; Amy Ryan. (N) 7 a.m. KNBC KTLA Morning News (N) 7 a.m. KTLA Good Morning America Trey Parker and Matt Stone; royal wedding designers. (N)......
  • Tuesday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 27 - April 2 in PDF format TV listings for the week of March 27 - April 2 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can......
  • Rhee lashes out at USAToday for questioning DC test scores

     
    More than half of the District of Columbia schools have been flagged by a testing company for unusually high wrong-to-right erasures since 2008. Such findings are among the clearest flags for cheating, though not absolute proof. But former D.C. schools...
  • State Board to meet, start new commissioner search Thursday

     
    The State Board of Education will meet Thursday in Tampa to interview search firms that can help it find Florida's next education commissioner. This is the second unscheduled “emergency” meeting the board has called in the past few weeks in...
  • Jeb Bush, Michelle Rhee to headline fundraising event for Marco Island charter school

     
    A not-yet-opened charter school on Marco Island (in the southwest part of the state) has rounded up two big shots on the national education scene to headline a June fundraising event. Former Gov. Jeb Bush and Michelle Rhee, former D.C. schools chancellor,...
  • 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....