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Henderson wants senior staff "Born to Run"

There was some grumbling Tuesday evening when interim Chancellor Kaya Henderson was a no-show at Walker-Jones Education Campus for her "office hours," where about a dozen folks had signed up to get five minutes with her.

By Bill Turque  | November 18, 2010; 4:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
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DCPS still digging through special ed backlog

Mayor Adrian M. Fenty and former schools chancellor Michelle A. Rhee can justifiably claim progress in cleaning up some of the school system's historically deficient delivery of special education services. In the summer of 2007, 979 court-ordered hearing officer determinations--formal...

By Bill Turque  | November 8, 2010; 11:39 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (22)
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Why Rhee chose Anita Dunn

Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee called on Washington's top echelon of political consultants when she began looking for help with her communications strategy last year. Former White House press secretary Mike McCurry, Bill Clinton campaign manager James Carville and Gore campaign...

By Bill Turque  | August 11, 2010; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
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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)
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WTU elections muddle deepens

Washington Teachers' Union president George Parker continues to take serious heat for his handling of officer elections, which were supposed to take place in May, but now appear to be sliding into September. On Friday, an attorney for general vice...

By Washington Post Editors  | June 21, 2010; 3:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
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