Rhee to teachers: Let’s talk [News, 7/23]

D.C. Schools Chancellor Proposes Teacher Reforms (WJLA, 7/23)
WaPo editorial board finds it ironic that some members of the D.C. teachers union would deny teachers information. (WaPo, 7/23) “[Teachers] should wonder why those opposed to change want to keep from them the facts that would help them to make those decisions.”
Arts Plan Could Cause Funding Gap, Study Says (WaPo, 7/23)

Gates Foundation breaks ground on new headquarters (SeattleTimes, 7/22)
– The rock band OAR conducts its philanthropy through the Montgomery County Community Foundation. (WaPo, 7/23)

Panel to Study Montgomery County’s Carbon Footprint (WaPo, 7/23 – scroll down)

Virginia Sees Record Highs in Health Care Coverage (WCAF, 7/22)