Kojo reviews Maryland's primary results and what they mean for the region and November's elections. The Supreme Court hears arguments in the case of Virginia's former governor. And a major funder of youth programs in the District is bankrupt.
It’s on the ballot in many states — school voucher proposals. In conjunction with the Urban Institute in our series focusing on America’s cities, we examine the impact of the oldest voucher program in the country which started in Milwaukee Wisconsin some ten years ago.
- Glenda Johnson Milwaukee parent
- Emily Van Dunk Senior Researcher, Public Policy Forum
- Joe Williams former Education Reporter for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (1990-1999); currently Reporter, New York Daily News
- Jane Hannaway Director, Education Policy Center, The Urban Institute
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