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Former Washington, DC Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee has authored a book about her tenure as an education leader.

Radical: Fighting to Put Students First is based on her controversial attempts to transform a dysfunctional school system.

In her book, Rhee details her vision which includes:

  • elevating teachers to a higher status with higher rewards
  • listening to the kids themselves about what a good education means
  • expecting children to achieve and rewarding the achievement
  • rising above partisan politics for the sake of the children
  • empowering parents to mount a movement

 

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