Layoffs At Ailing D.C. Schools Spark Union Outrage

News & Features Claudio Sanchez · ·
Washington, D.C., schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee testifies before the House Education and Labor Committee on July 17, 2008. In just her second year on the job, Rhee is making bold changes as she tries to accomplish what six would-be reformers in the past decade could not: rescue one of the nation's most dysfunctional school districts.