Ex-Schools Chief Takes New Course

Ex-Washington Schools Chancellor Rhee Starts Group to Promote Public-Education Change

Stephanie Banchero The Wall Street Journal 12/7/2010

Former Washington, D.C., schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee launched a national advocacy group Monday to support political candidates and school districts that embrace substantial changes in public education.

Through the group, StudentsFirst, Ms. Rhee hopes to raise $1 billion […]

Christie Reportedly Offers N.J. Education Job to Ex-D.C. Schools Chief Rhee

Associated Press via FoxNews.com 10/20/2010

TRENTON, N.J. — Gov. Chris Christie has reportedly offered the former District of Columbia’s schools chancellor the job of New Jersey education commissioner.

Two people familiar with the negotiations told The Star-Ledger of Newark Michelle Rhee is seriously considering the offer.

The job opened up when Christie fired Bret Schundler […]

‘Waiting for Superman’ Review: A Masterpiece of Moral Clarity

John Nolte Big Hollywood 9/28/2010

“Waiting for ‘Superman’” is not only the most important documentary made in many a year but it might also help to restore a little of your faith in humanity, and I’m not even talking about the movie itself, which I’ll get to in a bit. I’m talking about its creator […]

Examiner’s York gets goods on Americorps

Washington Examiner Editorial November 22, 2009

On Friday, The Washington Examiner‘s chief political correspondent, Byron York, had another stunning report on the scandal involving the firing of Americorps Inspector General Gerald Walpin. Earlier this year, Walpin was fired in what appears to be a politically motivated attempt by Democrats to silence his investigation into allegations […]