A Former Schools Chief Shapes Her Comeback
By TRIP GABRIEL
Published: December 6, 2010
Ever since Michelle Rhee resigned under pressure as chancellor of the Washington, D.C., schools in October, rumors have flown about her next move.
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Ms. Rhee, one of the best recognized, and most polarizing, figures in public education, answered Monday with timed appearances on “Oprah” and the cover of Newsweek. The media splash said as much about her ability to market herself and her brand of school reform as the details of her next chapter.
She announced she would lead a new advocacy group,StudentsFirst, setting a highly ambitious target of raising