A new investigation throws a spotlight on homicide investigations — and leaves as many questions as it answers. We’ll look at that report and get a crash course in “School Bureaucracy 101” from one of D.C.’s top education officials. Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia.


  • Jonetta Rose Barras WAMU resident political analyst and columnist for "The Examiner"
  • Yvette Alexander D.C. City Council Member (D-Ward 7)
  • Deborah Gist State Superintendent of Education, District of Columbia
  • Jim Dickerson Founder and Chairman of the Board, Manna Inc.

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