District of Columbia Schools Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee announced this morning that she is resigning after three and a half years in the job.
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October 13, 2010
August 20, 2010
What are we telling parents and others when we say a school is in good standing?
August 18, 2010
The Georgia governor found the investigations into cheating allegations in two districts lacking and is appointing his own investigator to dig deeper.
August 03, 2010
The state-mandated report finds reason to look more closely at, and possibly take disciplinary action against, 109 school employees suspected of inflating student scores.
July 13, 2010
Scores at the elementary school level declined this year after years of rising, but District of Columbia middle and high schools students posted gains in math and reading.
June 10, 2010
Diplomas Count 2010 takes a look at how school districts use data to boost graduation rates.
June 02, 2010
District of Columbia teachers ratify new contract that gives them a major raise and Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee more flexibility in firing poorly-performing teachers.
April 14, 2010
School administrators are unhappy with federal turnaround regulations.
March 21, 2010
The Obama Administration's regulations for turning around low-performing schools, embedded in federal school-improvement grants, could force the firing of principals making progress in those schools and make recruiting turnaround leaders even harder, urban superintendents told U.S. Secretary of Educ...
December 08, 2009
Results show some progress for urban cities in 4th and 8th grade math over the last two years.