Michelle Rhee

As the chancellor of Washington DC’s public school system from 2007 to 2010, Michelle Rhee gained a reputation as a reformer that landed her on the cover of Time and in its list of the world’s 100 most influential people. A graduate of Cornell and the John F Kennedy School of Government at Harvard, Rhee taught in the inner city before founding an organisation to support teacher training. Since stepping down as chancellor, Rhee has continued her advocacy by founding Students First

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