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MAKERS: WOMEN WHO MAKE AMERICA

Michelle Rhee

  • Aired: 02/27/2012
  • 04:04
  • Rating: NR
Michelle Rhee on her early teaching days, mission to improve public education, and controversial term as Public Schools Chancellor in DC. As Chancellor of Washington DC’s schools, Rhee instituted merit pay for teachers, fought for art and music classes, and championed charter schools (look for Rhee in the acclaimed documentary Waiting for Superman).
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Michelle Rhee on her mission to improve public education.
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MAKERS is sponsored by Simple, a new line of facial skincare products. Foundation funding is provided by The Charles H. Revson Foundation, NoVo Foundation, Ford Foundation, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Carnegie Corporation of New York, The Rice Family Foundation, and The Rockefeller Foundation and others.

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