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A year and a half after Washington, D.C., and its hard-charging school chancellor Michelle Rhee parted ways, there are troubling questions about the reforms and policies she left in place. As NPR's Claudio Sanchez reports, new chancellor Kaya Henderson is trying to build the trust and goodwill she'll need to go forward with her own plans.
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