Education

Rhee’s Ex Named Tenn. Ed Commissioner

By Liana Loewus — March 03, 2011 1 min read

Kevin Huffman—spokesperson for Teach for America, winner of the Washington Post‘s inaugural America’s Next Great Pundit competition, and ex-husband to Michelle Rhee—has been named Tennessee’s new education commissioner, Governor Bill Haslam’s office announced.

Huffman has not been shy about expressing his views on the need to pay effective teachers more and hold teacher prep programs accountable for their graduates’ performance.

Stephen Sawchuk has a bit more on this over at Teacher Beat.

A version of this news article first appeared in the Teaching Now blog.