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President of Michelle Rhee’s group leaves – Byron Tau – POLITICO.com

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.