Leaders in our region grapple with the debate around Confederate symbols after Charlottesville. We speak to D.C. Councilmember David Grosso (At-large, I), chair of the Education Committee and U.S. Rep. Tom Garrett (R-Va.)
For the past decade, D.C.’s public school system has operated under mayoral control, an arrangement that’s limited the influence of the city’s elected school board. But the D.C. State Board of Education remains engaged on a range of critical issues. Kojo explores the future role of the board with Ashley Carter, who won an at-large seat in last week’s election.
- Ashley Carter Member-Elect, D.C. State Board of Education (At-Large)
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