The Politics Of Education With Michelle Rhee

The Politics Of Education With Michelle Rhee

We chat with former D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee about why she's at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., pushing GOP officials on education policy.

Republicans gathered for their national convention this week in Tampa, Fla., are talking tough about the influence of teachers unions on school systems across the country. Michelle Rhee, the former chancellor of D.C.'s public school system, attracted nationwide attention for challenging teachers on sensitive issues like tenure and accountability. We talk with Rhee, who was in Tampa this week, about what she wants to hear from Republicans and Democrats when it comes to education policy.


Michelle Rhee

Founder and CEO, StudentsFirst; Former Chancellor, District of Columbia Public Schools

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