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Recruited to rescue Washington's schools


Recruited to rescue Washington's schools

Fresh out of college, Michelle A. Rhee joined Teach for America, the fast-track teacher training program, landing at Harlem Park Community School in Baltimore. The public school ranked near the bottom in city reading and math scores, and as a new teacher, Ms. Rhee got a classroom of 35 children achieving the worst and behaving the worst. By Diana Jean Schemo.

By The New Teacher Project,USA.

Education Policy Resource.