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D.C. Schools Insider: June 27, 2010 - July 3, 2010

Rhee: Gray's "disdain" no secret

On Thursday afternoon I spoke with Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee about her comments earlier this week to my colleague Nikita Stewart, essentially tying her future in the city to the re-election of Mayor Adrian M. Fenty: BT: It looked like...

By Bill Turque  |  July 2, 2010; 11:39 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (34)
 
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Gray rolls out ed platform

A day after Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee all but said she would hit the road if Vince Gray were elected mayor, the D.C. Council chairman rolled out his 15-page education manifesto. See the story here. While Gray and Rhee clearly...

By Bill Turque  |  July 1, 2010; 7:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
 
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Rhee: Gray lacks Fenty's commitment to reform

Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee edged closer than ever Wednesday to saying explicitly that she's out of here if Mayor Adrian M. Fenty loses his Sept. 14 primary contest against Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray. She told told WAMU's Kavitha Cardoza...

By Bill Turque  |  June 30, 2010; 12:42 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (56)
Categories:  D.C. Mayor's Race  
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Council approves teachers contract

With minimal discussion and a unanimous vote, the D.C. Council ended the saga of the teachers contract Tuesday afternoon. Teachers will get a 21.6 percent raise and a chance for more through a new performance pay plan. Chancellor Michelle A....

By Bill Turque  |  June 29, 2010; 6:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
 
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Vince Gray's McChrystal moment

D.C. Council Chairman Vincent C. Gray has come a long way in his answer to questions about the future of Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee should he be elected mayor. In April, he invoked "burnout" and the rigors of Rhee's planned...

By Bill Turque  |  June 29, 2010; 8:42 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
 
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Fenty backs out of education debate with Gray

Mayor Adrian M. Fenty has backed out of a highly-anticipated, one-on-one debate with chief rival Vincent C. Gray, the Post's Nikita Stewart reports on D.C. Wire. The forum's organizers, The Young Education Professionals, are not happy. The group is urging...

By Washington Post Editors  |  June 28, 2010; 2:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Add category , D.C. Mayor's Race  
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More tests on the way for D.C. students

Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee is seeking an outside contractor to help dramatically expand DCPS' use of standardized tests, so that every grade from K through 12 will have some form of assessment to measure student progress and teacher effectiveness. The...

By Bill Turque  |  June 28, 2010; 10:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (39)
 
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