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FRONTLINE: The Education Of Michelle Rhee

FRONTLINE was given unprecedented access to the former chancellor of Washington, D.C., public schools, Michelle Rhee (pictured) during her tumultuous three-year tenure, as she attempted to fix a broken school system.
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FRONTLINE was given unprecedented access to the former chancellor of Washington, D.C., public schools, Michelle Rhee (pictured) during her tumultuous three-year tenure, as she attempted to fix a broken school system.

Airs Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 10 p.m. on KPBS TV

Michelle Rhee, the former chancellor of Washington, D.C., public schools, is one of the most admired and reviled school reformers in America. FRONTLINE was granted unprecedented access to Rhee during her tumultuous three-year tenure as she attempted to fix a broken school system.

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As Rhee returns to the national stage, FRONTLINE examines her legacy in Washington, D.C., including her battles with the teachers’ union and her handling of a cheating scandal in the District.

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FRONTLINE was granted unprecedented access to Michelle Rhee, the former chancellor of Washington, D.C. public schools during her tumultuous three-year tenure as she attempted to fix a broken school system. As Rhee returns to the national stage, FRONTLINE examines her legacy in Washington, D.C., including her battles with the teachers' union and her handling of a cheating scandal in the District.

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