Wednesday, June 11, 2008

The Answer To Failed Urban Schools?

(CBS) As she reads to a class of kindergarten students, it's hard to see the hard-edged Michelle Rhee -- the 38-year-old school chancellor who is turning the D.C. Public Schools upside down.

"Let me see who's working nicely," Rhee says

Rhee is not doing it nicely, reports CBS News correspondent Wyatt Andrews.

Just one year into office, Rhee has closed 23 schools, fired 34 principals, offered buyouts to 700 teachers, while pressuring hundreds more to leave-and fired 98 employees at the central school office.

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