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Sun Dec 16, 2012, 11:03 AM

Michelle Rhee's statement on tragedy at Sandy Hook

Notice how she not only fails to mention the teachers, several of whom DIED while protecting their children, and she adds a plug for her organization?

This woman makes me ill.

Following today's tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the entire StudentsFirst family is mourning with the victims, their families, and the entire community of Newtown, Connecticut. We have offered our colleagues in the state any assistance they may need.

There are no adequate words to express the horror and senseless nature of violence in our schools. It happens far too often in our country. As a mother myself, I understand the hesitation every parent will feel in the coming days when they kiss their children and send them off to school -- to a place of learning and growth that ought to be a safe haven from violence.

Our children are our most valuable assets, and we lost too many of them today. Today's event forces us to ask ourselves: how are we expected to foster an environment in which students can learn, grow, thrive, and set off on positive life-paths when we cannot guarantee basic needs such as their safety?

But events like these also strengthen our resolve to do exactly that -- improve schools for children and thereby improve entire communities. The entire StudentsFirst organization -- including the members of our team in Connecticut -- recommit ourselves to that mission today, as we pause to send our thoughts and prayers to those affected in Newtown.

http://www.studentsfirst.org/pages/michelle-rhee-statement-school-shooting-tragedy-in-newton-connecticut

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Reply Michelle Rhee's statement on tragedy at Sandy Hook (Original post)
proud2BlibKansan Dec 2012 OP
charmay Dec 2012 #1
Mass Dec 2012 #2
proud2BlibKansan Dec 2012 #5
jsr Dec 2012 #3
Angry Dragon Dec 2012 #6
forestpath Dec 2012 #4
proud2BlibKansan Dec 2012 #11
Jennicut Dec 2012 #7
proud2BlibKansan Dec 2012 #10
smirkymonkey Dec 2012 #8
KG Dec 2012 #9
DearHeart Dec 2012 #12

Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 11:07 AM

1. reprehensible

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 11:08 AM

2. Honestly sickening, because of

improve schools for children and thereby improve entire communities.

Teachers died protecting these kids and all she can do is criticize schools? I am not always in agreement with what you write, but her message is really in very bad taste,

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Response to Mass (Reply #2)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 11:13 AM

5. She's gross.

Just a self-serving blowhard.

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 11:08 AM

3. Disgusting whore

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Response to jsr (Reply #3)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 11:14 AM

6. +2,257

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 11:12 AM

4. She is an insufferable opportunist.

 

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Response to forestpath (Reply #4)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 03:33 PM

11. Very much so

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 11:16 AM

7. Does this loser realize Sandy Hook was one of the top elementary schools in Connecticut?

That parents moved to Newtown to send their kids there? I live in CT and Newtown is an extremely nice town known for having great schools. Idiot.

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Response to Jennicut (Reply #7)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 11:25 AM

10. And the principal who died was a vocal critic of ed deform

Rhee disgraces her memory with this gross statement.

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 11:21 AM

8. K&R

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Sun Dec 16, 2012, 11:22 AM

9. piss on Michelle Rhee

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Mon Dec 17, 2012, 01:50 AM

12. "Improving" schools is not going to stop a psychotic murderer!!

Sounds like Sandy Hook was one of the best schools in CT and had wonderful, caring teachers who gave their lives trying to save their children! And all this skank can do is push her program...when the little ones and the teachers haven't even been buried yet!!

What an unfeeling bitch! She needs to just GO AWAY!!!!

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