Education

The Bee Eater: Michelle Rhee Takes on the Nation's Worst School District

Richard Whitmire

About the Program

Richard Whitmire recounts the personal and professional life of former Washington, D.C. school chancellor Michelle Rhee.  The author examines Ms. Rhee's three year tenure as school chancellor and her efforts to reform the school system, which gained national recognition. Richard Whitmire and Michelle Rhee speak at an event hosted by the National Education Writers Association in Washington, D.C. 

About the Authors

Richard Whitmire

Richard Whitmire is a former editorial writer for the USA Today as well as a former president of the National Education Writers Association.  He is the author of Why Boys Fail: Saving Our Sons from an Educational System That's Leaving Them Behind.  For more information, visit thebeeeater.com.


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The Bee Eater: Michelle Rhee Takes on the Nation's Worst School District

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  • Sunday, March 20th at 5:15pm (ET)
  • Saturday, March 19th at 1pm (ET)
  • Monday, March 7th at 7am (ET)
  • Sunday, March 6th at 8pm (ET)
  • Sunday, March 6th at 10:15am (ET)
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