Chancellor Shakes D.C. Schools With Aggressive Reform Michelle Rhee is chancellor of public schools in Washington, D.C. She explains her efforts to reform notoriously low performing schools in the nation's capitol, which has meant making some tough choices, like firing 36 school principals.
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Chancellor Shakes D.C. Schools With Aggressive Reform

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Chancellor Shakes D.C. Schools With Aggressive Reform

Chancellor Shakes D.C. Schools With Aggressive Reform

Chancellor Shakes D.C. Schools With Aggressive Reform

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Michelle Rhee is photographed in her office at the District of Columbia Public Schools building in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 9, 2008. Argin Hutchins, NPR hide caption

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Michelle Rhee is chancellor of public schools in Washington, D.C., where her efforts to reform the notoriously low performing schools in the nation's capitol have been marked with tough choices, including the firing of 36 principals.

Rhee discusses her philosophy of education reform and why she is undeterred by her toughest critics.

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