Sunday, October 24, 2010
New Jersey Gov. Christie fired his education chief to tap Michelle Rhee for post
"The state lost 4.8 points because it submitted financial information about 2010 and 2011, rather than the 2008 and 2009 figures that the application requested" in the federal Race to the Top application. Gov. Christie fires his Education Commissioner wants to tap former D.C. Chancellor Michelle Rhee at $141,000 less than what she earned as chief of the D.C. public schools.