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Michelle Rhee

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Governor’s Proposed Parent Trigger Law Looms for Florida Educators

We’ve heard about Governor Rick Scott’s proposed “parent trigger law,” which would give parents the power to shut down low performing schools and transform them into charter schools.  Now we’re hearing from some of the people who would be impacted by the change. Maria Mendoza’s daughter attends an underperforming elementary school in Ft. Myers. She […]

Can School Reform Move Too Fast?

Washington Post education blogger Valerie Strauss looks at the legacy of former Washington D.C. schools chancellor Michelle Rhee and concludes that Rhee left something behind in a rush to overhaul that city’s schools. While Rhee was pushing a controversial teacher evaluation system that led to hundreds of firing, Strauss writes, she did not address fundamental […]

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