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Sunday, June 14, 2009

Gains on DC-CAS standardized tests in reading and math

Spending for teachers' professional development up 400 percent since 2007

$2 billion plan to modernize crumbling school buildings

90 of 123 schools under federal notice to improve under the No Child Left Behind act

Enrollment decline of 4,000 students since Rhee's arrival

Tensions between Rhee and the Washington Teachers' Union and between her and the D.C. Council, which some attribute to communications breakdowns.

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