studentsfirst

Why should Michelle Rhee get to push public policy through her tax-subsidized organization that receives private money from secret donors?

In October, a former teacher and education activist named Greg Harris was tapped as director of StudentsFirst Ohio, part of former D.C. public schools chancellor Michelle Rhee's national anti-union education advocacy organization. But not long before that, he had been decidedly anti-Rhee, publicly attacking her involvement in Ohio school reform. "If students truly did come first, then why is Rhee using her celebrity to coddle the very governors who are ransacking education funding?," he asked in a scathing blogpost in 2011.