Read Paul E. Peterson’s Washington Times Op-Ed “Holes in the case against Michelle Rhee”

Article by admin, 12 April 2011

Not only have newspapers claimed cheating at a few specific schools in the District, but two separate studies have sought recently to cast doubt on the distinctiveness of the gains achieved by D.C. students during Ms. Rhee’s tenure in office – one by Alan Ginsburg, a former director of policy and program studies at the Department of Education, the other by a committee constituted by the National Research Council (NRC).

Where’s the evidence that Ms. Rhee was no better than her predecessors? And that other cities are doing just as well?

Read the full article, available here.

The Education Next study on which the article is based is available here.