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Lots of Pink Fridays for DC schools


MICHELLE RHEE; AP photo

Kristof in the NYT profiles the Chancellor of DC schools: A 39-year-old Korean American woman who likes firing teachers more than she likes bargaining with them.

If you like, compare and contrast with my Weekly piece on Cortines' first hundred days as LAUSD's super.

René Giraud theorized that religious institutions exist to scapegoat others. We'll drolly note that where there are secular institutions competing to scapegoat others, the process is known as politics.