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News roundup: Michelle Rhee, teacher layoffs, virtual schools

A clip of education reformer Michelle Rhee, speaking in Memphis yesterday to the Southern Leadership Conference Priminent National Education Reformer Making a Home in Nashville (with additional video) Ex-Washington, D.C., schools chief Michelle Rhee gives take on education Teacher layoffs … Continue reading

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NEA denounces Teach for America

At its annual conference the National Teachers Association, the nation’s largest labor union, “lambasted” Teach for America, for what NEA calls “efforts by TFA to ‘union bust’ in districts across the country.” NEA delegate Marianne Bratsanos also denounced corporations and … Continue reading

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46 teachers cut from Memphis City Schools

The “last in first out” rule strikes again as Memphis City Schools selects another group of employees for the third in a series of layoffs: Most of those laid off Tuesday taught English, history, social studies or vocational subjects. All … Continue reading

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