The Bee Eater


Former Washington, D.C. school chancellor Michelle Rhee had a polarizing effect on educators and parents – she was either loved or hated for her tough-as-nails approach to hiring and firing teachers. Rhee’s time as chancellor is captured in a new book by veteran education reporter Richard Whitmire, who says her controversial reforms are now being copied by urban districts across the nation.

Guest: Richard Whitmire, journalist and author of “The Bee Eater: Michelle Rhee Takes on the Nation’s Worst School District.”