Noah Gray and former DC Chancellor of Schools Michelle Rhee sit down to discuss the motivations for young people to become teachers, public school funding solutions, the impact of standardized tests on academic growth, and evaluation of teachers. Check back soon for Part 2 of the interview!
As I write this, Noah is busy cutting footage from this evening's interview with Michelle Rhee, former DC Chancellor of Schools and prominent school reform activist. Like many college students, we're swamped studying for midterms and the like, but sitting down with Ms. Rhee proved to be one of our most interesting interviews to date. Noah asked questions, prepared with your input, on topics ranging from teacher pay, the role of teachers' unions in the educational process, and how best to put students first in the educational process. Every question we asked focused on Rhee's work and how it a
You may have remembered Noah's interview with Shirley Phelps-Roper of the Westboro Baptist Church. The Supreme Court today ruled in favor of the Westboro Baptist Church and their right to protest outside of military funerals. In an 8-1 ruling, the Supreme Court upheld an appeals court ruling which waived a $5 million judgment to the father of a dead Marine who sued church members following their protest outside his son's funeral.