One of the most pivotal players to appear on the education scene since No Child Left Behind took effect is Michelle Rhee. The former third-grade teacher was tapped to head the Washington D.C. school system in 2007.
Rhee went on to become both one of the most admired and reviled names in public education.
Tonight, PBS airs a documentary about her career, titled "The Education of Michelle Rhee.
Education reporter and director John Merrow joins us from NPR in New York to talk about his film.