Turque at Wapo for pointing out the obvious:
If any doubt remained about where the Obama Administration's sympathies are in the District primary, they were eliminated at a morning photo op that preceded the official RTTT announcement by the Department of Education. Education Secretary Arne Duncan started his day with Fenty and Schools Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee, leading a walk of children from Lincoln Park to Maury Elementary on Capital Hill to tout a federal initiative promoting safe routes to school.Broom Lady takes it from there:
"Winning this grant is a testament to the extraordinary progress we've made as a city," D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle A. Rhee said. "The U.S. Department of Education clearly recognizes that students in Washington, D.C., are progressing at an unprecedented pace, and that the reforms DCPS has instituted are working and should be expanded."