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Posted at 07:47 PM ET, 11/29/2011

DeEvening Links: Staying the course

SecEd Arne Duncan with Henderson and Gray, in January (MATT MCCLAIN - THE WASHINGTON POST)
The conservative Hoover Institution has identified “2011’s Best Worst Education Events.” The fourth-best development: “Michelle Rhee’s teacher-evaluation system left in place by new mayor Vincent Gray without substantial change.” To wit: “When Gray replaced Mayor Adrian Fenty in 2010 with the help of union support, it was widely supposed that he would roll back Rhee’s path-breaking teacher-evaluation plan.” But he didn’t, and IMPACT, they write, “should serve as a national model.”

In other news:

What happened to Phelps Vocational’s electric Volkswagen — and its electric vehicle program? (Post)

A thorougher write-up of today’s Taxicab Commission hearing (DCist)

”Contrary to published reports, the stabbing did not occur inside Heritage India.” (PoP)

Gray administration officially gives Stevens School another go (WBJ)

The Shaw Giant is rubble (PoP)

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