Michelle Rhee

A DIFFERENT CHANCELLOR |  Michelle Rhee was appointed to take over the troubled D.C. school system in June 2007. During her tenure Rhee garnered both praise and criticism for her tactics. In October 2010, she announced plans to leave the position.


D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee (By Sarah L. Voisin -- The Washington Post Photo)

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the district: Henderson nominated as schools chancellor (Post, March 10, 2011)
 
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