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Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 12/22/2010

Gray to name education deputy mayor

Mayor-elect Vincent C. Gray will continue to name nominees to his Cabinet on Wednesday, but interim schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson will not be one of them. Gray will announce his picks for deputy mayor for education, state superintendent and director of the Department of Employment Services, according to sources within...

By Nikita R. Stewart  |  12:08 PM ET, 12/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Vincent C. Gray; Kaya Henderson; Michelle A. Rhee

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 09/04/2010

Rhee rallies voters for Fenty

Hoping to help Mayor Adrian M. Fenty get reelected, Schools Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee told a crowd of supporters Saturday morning at a rally that the District is a "different city" under his leadership and that improvements in the school system and in economic development cannot continue without him. Rhee,...

By Nikita Stewart  |  11:45 AM ET, 09/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election | Tags:  adrian fenty, dc mayor, dc mayoral race, michelle rhee

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 09/03/2010

Rhee to join Fenty in rally Saturday morning

To kick off early voting in Ward 3, the base of Mayor Adrian M. Fenty's support in his reelection bid, schools Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee will join the mayor at a rally at the Broad Branch Farmers Market in Chevy Chase at 8 a.m. Saturday. The Fenty campaign sent e-mails...

By Nikita R Stewart  |  04:23 PM ET, 09/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election, 2010 District Election | Tags:  Adrian M. Fenty, Chevy Chase, Michelle A. Rhee, Vincent C. Gray, Ward 3, primary

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 10/01/2009

Michael Kelly Moving on to Bigger Things

Michael Kelly, who recently announced his resignation from the D.C. Housing Authority after nearly a decade, has landed on his feet in a big way: general manager of the New York City Housing Authority. "Seldom do you find someone as qualified as Mike Kelly to assume a position as important...

By Washington Post Editors  |  11:23 AM ET, 10/01/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart | Tags:  Adrian M. Fenty, Clifford B. Janey. Michelle Rhee, Michael Bloomberg, Michael Kelly

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 09/18/2009

Fenty Gears Up for Fight With Gray Over School Board Funding

Mayor Adrian M. Fenty said he and schools Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee are lobbying D.C. Council members to prevent council Chairman Vincent C. Gray's effort to override his veto of funding to the State Board of Education. The council approved $950,000 in the fiscal 2010 budget -- a move that...

By Washington Post Editors  |  03:30 PM ET, 09/18/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart, Nikita Stewart | Tags:  Adrian M. Fenty, D.C. Council, Jim Graham, Michelle A. Rhee, Vincent C. Gray, state board of education