Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Right-wing darling Michelle Rhee launches Ohio beachhead and partners with Kasich

Right-wing darling Michelle Rhee launches Ohio beachhead and partners with Kasich

Right-wing darling Michelle Rhee launches Ohio beachhead and partners with Kasich

Originally posted March 14, 2011, on the Columbus Examiner. Written by John Michael Spinelli.


COLUMBUS, Ohio (CGE)
– Michelle A. Rhee, the outspoken and controversial education advocate who closed schools, fired teachers and took on administrators in an unprecedented way as the former Chancellor of schools for Washington D.C., has launched a call to “Save Great Teachers” in Ohio in advance of her appearance Thursday at the City Club of Cleveland.

Rhee in Cleveland Thursday

Rhee, who resigned her D.C. schools Chancellor position last year when Mayor Adrian Fenty, who appointed her to lead what some said was the worst school system in the nation at the time, lost his bid for reelection, became the founder and CEO of Studentsfirst.org, an advocacy group whose mission to transform public

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