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Florida Education Commissioner Michelle Rhee?



Small.jpgThat's right. The controversial former chancellor of Washington D.C. public schools apparently has quite a following in the Sunshine State, where many folks seem to like her brash style and bold ideas. Is this a reach, though? A source close to Rhee tells the Gradebook that Rhee is considering all options at this time.

Another name that has emerged is Hillsborough schools superintendent MaryEllen Elia, another change-minded administrator who seeks similar goals but has a less confrontational approach to leadership than Rhee.

For more from our sister blog, the Gradebook, click here.

[Last modified: Thursday, November 11, 2010 6:16pm]


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