How do we balance urgency against responsibility in education reform? David Kirp’s recent book is a valiant attempt to square these two priorities. But can we really put aside “The Education Wars” so easily?
Tagged: Michelle Rhee
(There’s a fairly lengthy thought-piece introduction here. If you’re simply trawling for education policy arguments, make like a choose-your-own-adventure reader and turn directly to Section II.) I. One of the best parts about being...
DC Public Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee is now enmeshed in this incredibly lurid sex scandal.
Merit pay’s out, but teacher job security may still take a hit. Here’s The Washington Post on the final round of contract negotiations between DC and the teachers union (via):