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Mimi Carter

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Rhee Got Results, but Will They Last?

(19) Comments | Posted October 26, 2010 | 1:52 PM

I started working in city-subsidized, Washington, DC child care centers in 1995 and I couldn't believe how depressing they were. Located in decrepit strip malls, strewn with broken glass outside, parents walked their toddlers into these small, overheated spaces. Television blaring, children sitting on the floor, staring blankly at Elmo,...

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Message to Education Bloggers: Stop Blaming Obama and Start Focusing on Real Issues

(47) Comments | Posted October 7, 2010 | 7:37 PM


I am really tired of education bloggers like Valerie Strauss of the Washington Post. She rants on and on about the "failed" policies of the President, rather than crediting this administration for its laser-like focus on reform. Never before has...

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