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President of Rhee's group leaves

Jul 12, 2013 - Politico.com
Board and Executive Moves

The president of the education reform group founded by former D.C. schools chancellor Michelle Rhee is stepping down, POLITICO has learned.

After less than a year on the job, Kahlil Byrd will leave his post as president of the group StudentsFirst, according to a staff-wide email obtained by POLITICO. He will remain an adviser to the group.

"My day-to-day mission with StudentsFirst has been accomplished, and Michelle and I agree that with a strong team and strategy in place, that I am...