WAMU's Education Reporter Talks With Rhee About Leaving DCPS | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

: News

Filed Under:

WAMU's Education Reporter Talks With Rhee About Leaving DCPS

Play associated audio

Transition to a new administration is under way in the District with the announcement that school's chancellor Michele Rhee is stepping down at the end of this month.

Kaya Henderson, Rhee's current deputy chancellor, will take over as interim chancellor and her management team will remain in place until the end of the academic year.

Rhee sat down to speak with WAMU's education reporter, Kavitha Cardoza, about her decision, reform under Council Chairman Vincent Gray and her future plans.


Clerical Error Puts Church On New York's 'George Carlin Way'

The street named after the late comedian, who was known for his blistering attacks on religion, ended up being a block longer than city officials intended.

This Fine Wine Made At An Italian Penal Colony Is No 2-Buck Chuck

Off the coast of Tuscany, prisoners serving the end of their sentences are learning to make wine from a 30th-generation winemaker. It's a unique approach to rehabilitation that seems to be working.

Obama's Request For Immigration Funds Meets Pushback On The Hill

President Obama has asked Congress for $3.7 billion to address the influx of immigrant children at the U.S.-Mexico border. The Senate Appropriations Committee is holding a hearing about the request.

A New Device Lets You Track Your Preschooler ... And Listen In

LG's KizON wristband lets you keep tabs on your child. But some experts say such devices send the wrong message about the world we live in. And the gadgets raise questions about kids' privacy rights.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.