Education

Urban Institute Series: School Choice (Rebroadcast)

Wednesday, May 16, 2001 at 12:06 p.m.

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...

Teaching Standards

Monday, May 14, 2001 at 1:06 p.m.

One in five new teachers will quit within five years. At the same time, the bar is being raised for incoming educators. A look at teaching standards and certification around the country.

Local Literacy Efforts

Thursday, Apr 5, 2001 at 12:06 p.m.

Unfortunate but true. Recent statistics show the District of Columbia has the lowest level of literacy proficiency in the nation. A discussion of local efforts to combat illiteracy.

Healthcare in Schools

Wednesday, Apr 4, 2001 at 1:06 p.m.

The role of the school nurse sure has changed since we were kids. A look at nurses, counselors, and healthcare services provided during the school day.

Immersion Schools

Friday, Mar 9, 2001 at 1:06 p.m.

Does your third grader habla espanol or parle francais? Some schools teach foreign languages from kindergarten through twelfth grade. But at what cost and what gain? A discussion on immersion schools.

DC Government Scorecard

Thursday, Feb 22, 2001 at 12:06 p.m.

Last month, Mayor Williams released a "city scorecard." And Prince William County is working on one now. But do these objective measurements really reflect your concerns and your expectations of city or county government? A...

Prince George's County Schools

Wednesday, Feb 7, 2001 at 12:06 p.m.

Smaller class sizes, greater funding, and better test scores. Prince George's County Superintendent Iris Metts talks with Kojo about her current goals, and the future of Prince George's County schools.

DC School Superintendent Paul Vance

Monday, Dec 4, 2000 at 12:06 p.m.

Sometimes no news is good news. Just ask past D.C. School Superintendents. Kojo talks with current Superintendent Paul Vance about the quietly progressing school year, the newly restructured Board of Education, and more.

Urban Institute Series: School Choice

Wednesday, Sep 27, 2000 at 1:06 p.m.

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...

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.