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Michelle Rhee

Michelle Rhee

Founder, StudentsFirst

Michelle Rhee is the founder of StudentsFirst, a lobbying organization aiming to fix education through grassroots organizing. She was the chancellor of Washington, D.C. public schools from 2007 to 2010.

When Students First came up, someone said, "How cool would it be if you were on Meet the Press, for David Gregory to say, 'This is Randi Weingarten from the American Federation of Teachers and Michelle Rhee of Students First?'