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Richard Whitmire

3.64 of 5 Votes: 3
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The Bee Eater: Michelle Rhee Takes on the Nation's Worst School District (2011)
language
English
3.62 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Really, really liked this book. The state of education in DCPS is appalling. Reading about the reforms that Rhee attempted to push through and the opposition she faced from district council members, union heads, and parents made me angry and so very sad for the children of DCPS. ...
Bee Eater: Michelle Rhee Takes on the Nation's Worst School District (2011)
language
English
3.62 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: I gave four stars because I got an insight into the controversial educational reform in DC, got a clear understanding as to how some of that reform is reflected in district reforms around the country, and learned a little more about the philosophies of Michelle Rees (albeit from ...
Why Boys Fail: Saving Our Sons from an Educational System That's Leaving Them Behind (2010)
language
English
3.69 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: Whitmire does a good job of setting up his main argument: that boys are being left behind in literacy. He positions the situation in a way that doesn't take away from girls being behind in math and science, and it doesn't seek to assert that boys should get interventions at the ...
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