Post Tagged with: "Michelle Rhee"

Rhee Brings Spotlight to State Legislatures

Rhee Brings Spotlight to State Legislatures

by / on January 11, 2013

The controversial former chancellor of Washington D.C. schools is hopscotching the country this month, dropping in as state legislatures reconvene for the year. Michelle Rhee is using a political machine to push dozens of policy points from Missouri and Ohio to Georgia and Tennessee.

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Gavel Drop Draws Lobbyists to Capitol

Gavel Drop Draws Lobbyists to Capitol

by / on January 9, 2013

The convening of the state legislature this week has attracted the usual lobbyists and advocacy groups. There are some new faces at the capitol, including a controversial figure in public education.

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With Fewer Dollars, Frogge Wins School Board Race

With Fewer Dollars, Frogge Wins School Board Race

by / on August 3, 2012

Despite being vastly out-raised, Attorney Amy Frogge won the school board seat representing West Nashville. She more than doubled the vote count of her nearest competitor in the five person race.

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Education Summit Looks At Benefits of Mayoral Takeover of Schools

by / on August 14, 2009

High profile educators from across the nation say a mayoral takeover of schools can be a blessing for struggling districts.

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