Makers: Women Who Make America

Michelle Rhee

Clip: Season 1 | 4m 4s

Michelle Rhee on her early teaching days, mission to improve public education, and controversial term as Public Schools Chancellor in DC. As Chancellor of Washington DC’s schools, Rhee instituted merit pay for teachers, fought for art and music classes, and championed charter schools (look for Rhee in the acclaimed documentary Waiting for Superman).

Aired: 02/27/12

Rating: NR

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