Risk Takers (2011– )

Michelle Rhee 

Michelle Rhee was hired to take charge of the toughest school system in the country at a time when Americans have fallen to twenty-fifth place in global educational rankings. When she set ... See full summary »

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Oren Rudavsky

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Bray Poor Bray Poor ... Self - Narrator (voice)
Michelle Rhee ... Self - Education Reformer
Shang Rhee Shang Rhee ... Self - Michelle's Father
Inza Rhee Inza Rhee ... Self - Michelle's Mother
Richard Whitmire Richard Whitmire ... Self - Author. The Bee Eater
Kaya Henderson Kaya Henderson ... Self - Deputy Chancellor, DC Public Schools
Wendy Kopp Wendy Kopp ... Self - Founder, Teach For America (archive footage)
Amanda Ripley ... Self - Time Magazine Contributor
Joel Klein Joel Klein ... Self - Former Chancellor, NYC Department of Education
Adrian M. Fenty Adrian M. Fenty ... Self - Mayor, Washington D.C. (archive footage) (as Adrian Fenty)
Robert McCartney Robert McCartney ... Self - Columnist, The Washington Post
Kevin Johnson Kevin Johnson ... Self - Mayor, Sacrameto
Allante Rhodes Allante Rhodes ... Self - Former Student, Anacostia High School
Iris Toyer Iris Toyer ... Self - Former Chair. Parents United for the DC Public Schools
Mary Levy Mary Levy ... Self - Former Analyst, Parents United for the DC Public Schools
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Michelle Rhee was hired to take charge of the toughest school system in the country at a time when Americans have fallen to twenty-fifth place in global educational rankings. When she set to work, her take-no-prisoners approach was criticized by many educators, but seemed to produce quick results. Does Michelle Rhee have the right stuff to fix America's school system? Written by Anonymous

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Release Date:

26 July 2011 (USA) See more »

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Storyville Films See more »
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