Post Tagged with: "Michelle Rhee"

Rhee Brings Spotlight to State Legislatures

Rhee Brings Spotlight to State Legislatures

January 11, 2013 at 4:43 am

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.

Gavel Drop Draws Lobbyists to Capitol

Gavel Drop Draws Lobbyists to Capitol

January 9, 2013 at 4:59 am

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.

With Fewer Dollars, Frogge Wins School Board Race

With Fewer Dollars, Frogge Wins School Board Race

August 3, 2012 at 5:00 am

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.

Education Summit Looks At Benefits of Mayoral Takeover of Schools

August 14, 2009 at 5:41 pm

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