Rhee on Rose

Charlie Rose talks with Michelle Rhee, chancellor of D.C.’s troubled school system.

About Joanne


  1. PART 1: Charlie Rose rolled over and died. Kopp seemed like a music man. See THE DAILY HOWLER, 7/10/08.

    PART 2: Kopp told Rose some pleasing tales. But were the pleasing tales accurate? See THE DAILY HOWLER, 7/11/08.

    PART 3: The studies say TFA ain’t all that—so Rose avoided the studies. See THE DAILY HOWLER, 7/14/08.

    PART 4: Rose kept asking an obvious question. Kopp gave the worst answers ever. See THE DAILY HOWLER, 7/14/08.

    The biggest problem with Wendy Kopp involves a key word—“influential” July 16:

  2. Seems to be common sense that good teachers are the most important school improvement. I’d guess we’ll always get some great teachers at a bargain. But at least in metro CA areas I imagine its very hard to afford a house and childrens’ collge educations on a teachers salar.