Thursday, March 31, 2011

USAT | Reversing course, Rhee backs test probe

From a new USA Today story:

"Former District of Columbia public schools chancellor Michelle Rhee now says that she is "100% supportive" of a broader investigation into standardized test scores in the school district she used to oversee, just days after she dismissed a USA Today investigation that showed high rates of corrected answers on student test sheets."

As D.C's controversial public schools chief until October, Rhee rode soaring student test scores to a national reputation as a model education reformer. She has since organized a non-profit, StudentsFirst, which is trying to raise $1 billion to promote education reform.

Earlier: How real were school gains under Rhee?


  1. I think you meant "correct" answers, Jim.
    If so, you stand corrected.

  2. 6:32 No; "corrected" is correct.


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