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September 9, 2007
Michelle Rhee
Washington, DC Public Schools Chancellor
Michelle Rhee BIO:
· Chief Executive Officer and President of The New Teacher Project (TNTP), a non-profit organization that partners with school districts, state departments of education and other educational entities to enhance their capacity to recruit, select, train, and support outstanding new teachers for difficult-to-staff schools.
· In 1992, she started her teaching career at Harlem Park Community School, in Baltimore as a part of the Teach for America program.

· Bachelor's degree in Government from Cornell University
· Master's degree in Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

Grew up outside Toledo, Ohio, Lives in Washington, DC

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Info: Michelle Rhee discusses the state of the Washington, DC public schools and the challenges facing her in her new position. She was confirmed by the Washington, DC City Council in July 2007.

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