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Thu Jan 31, 2013, 10:22 PM

Michelle Rhee uses StudentsFirst to sell memoir

Is this putting students first? Michelle Rhee’s new memoir is set to go on sale Tuesday and she is already trying to hawk it, using the website of her school reform organization, StudentsFirst, to attract buyers. The site has a free excerpt, which I found out about when I received the letter below from Rhee.

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Dear Valerie –
When I first started out in education, I had no idea just how challenging — and how rewarding — my path would be.
The road from a second-grade classroom at an inner-city Baltimore school to founding The New Teacher Project and running D.C.’s public schools was anything but easy. I saw first-hand how we fall behind on critical issues in public education: why income and achievement are so closely linked; why teachers who excel aren’t recognized appropriately; and why education isn’t at the forefront of every lawmaker’s agenda.

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proud2BlibKansan Jan 2013 OP
KoKo Jan 2013 #1
longship Jan 2013 #2
proud2BlibKansan Jan 2013 #3
Iwillnevergiveup Jan 2013 #4
liberal_at_heart Jan 2013 #5
proud2BlibKansan Feb 2013 #6
proud2BlibKansan Feb 2013 #7
jsr Feb 2013 #8

Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Thu Jan 31, 2013, 10:24 PM

1. Michelle Rhee...."Public Enemy #1 for Students across America! n/t

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Thu Jan 31, 2013, 10:58 PM

2. The fucking enemy of all students and especially all teachers!

Fuck her! She is evil incarnate!

As a former math teacher I see nothing good in what she says. Her policies are rubbish.

Fuck Michelle Rhee! As George Carlin might say: Fuck her in the ass with a stolen dildo.

Did I say that Michelle Rhee is evil incarnate?

Don't ask me what I really think about Michelle Rhee. I might have to use bad language.

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Response to longship (Reply #2)

Thu Jan 31, 2013, 11:07 PM

3. She is vile.

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Thu Jan 31, 2013, 11:13 PM

4. I used to be

on her list serve, but hit the "unsubscribe" button months ago. If I recall, you can state why you are unsubscribing. I truly believe her days are numbered - she's a total fraud.

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Response to Iwillnevergiveup (Reply #4)

Thu Jan 31, 2013, 11:16 PM

5. eventually the whole race to the top will prove to be wrong but

with a 14 year old special education student in school right I have to wonder how many victims they will leave in their wake before they figure it out.

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Response to liberal_at_heart (Reply #5)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 01:06 AM

6. It's sad. We've already lost a generation.

I wish we could charge these fraudsters with crimes.

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Response to Iwillnevergiveup (Reply #4)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 01:08 AM

7. I have no idea how I got on her list.

I went to one event SF had in my area and signed in with a fake name and listed my email as 'rheesux@yahoo.com'. Then a few months later I started getting her emails.

I usually reply with snarky remarks. So I'm not ready to spam her out yet. It's great stress relief.

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Response to proud2BlibKansan (Original post)

Fri Feb 1, 2013, 01:37 AM

8. What a malignant whore.

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