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Rhee dismisses 241 D.C. teachers; union vows to contest firings

D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee announced Friday that she has fired 241 teachers, including 165 who received poor appraisals under a new evaluation system that for the first time holds some educators accountable for students' standardized test scores.

By Bill Turque

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