Patrick Welsh

English Teacher, T.C. Williams High School

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English teacher at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Virginia and a contributor to USA Today and the Washington Post

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Amy Chua has become famous as author of  Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother , especially after the Wall Street Journal published an excerpt titled, " Why Chinese Mothers are Superior ."

Amy Chua, Tiger Mother

Amy Chua has become famous as author of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother , especially after the Wall Street Journal published an excerpt titled, " Why Chinese Mothers are Superior ."

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As Chancellor of Washington, DC's notorious public schools, Michelle Rhee got national attention for closing 23 poor-performing schools and firing 500 teachers.

Does Rhee's Departure Signal End to Teacher-Centered Ed Reform?

As Chancellor of Washington, DC's notorious public schools, Michelle Rhee got national attention for closing 23 poor-performing schools and firing 500 teachers.

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