Even years after her tenure, Michelle Rhee remains a controversial figure in D.C.
D.C.'s former schools chancellor Michelle Rhee was one of the most polarizing figures in the District in recent years. A new report airing on national TV called "The Education of Michelle Rhee" looks at her successes and failures.
The documentary chronicles Michelle Rhee's turbulent tenure as the chancellor of the D.C. public school system.
The story includes allegation by a former D.C. school principal that Rhee's reforms led to widespread cheating by teachers and staffers to curry favor with Rhee and thousands of dollars in bonuses.
Three investigations by the Department of Education, the D.C. Inspector General and a private security firm have not substantiated claims of widespread cheating.
This fall five million public school students in Texas will use textbooks that critics say misrepresent the Civil War and the nation's history of racial segregation. The battle over how the Civil War is taught in public schools.
The president of University of Maryland, Baltimore County, chats about the future of higher education — and what he's doing to steer African-American students into science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
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