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DC Schools Chancellor Rolls a Perfect 300. Or Did She?

by This little Blog

We really don't know. We may never know. During
a rare respite from their relentless efforts to
raise the standardized test scores of poor
children in urban schools, Chancellor Rhee and
ed reform colleagues Joel Klein, Paul Vallas,
and Arne Duncan met at the Imperial Lanes in
Miami, Florida for what was expected to be a
simple evening of recreation. However, where
Rhee goes, sweeping legends seem to grow.

The group was in Miami with Jeb Bush and other
edu-biz reformers for an Education Leadership
Conference under the theme "Levers for Reform".
Teachers and the general public were not
invited, as is typical of the many corporate-
led education summits that have driven 'public'
education reform for the past 25 years.

Less than an hour after the group had bowled
three games and left the premises, reports
began surfacing that the diminuative former
Teach for America superstar had bowled a
perfect 300, putting her male colleagues
(including former pro-basketball player Arne
Duncan) to shame. However. . . .

For the rest of this
delicious Eggplant, go to the url below. Don't
miss it!

— This Little Blog
http://aplacetorespond.blogspot.com/2008/12/dc-school-chancellor-rolls-perfect-300.html

2008-12-23


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