From broken toilets to leaky roofs, we look at the nuts and bolts of school repairs and what it really takes to fix D.C.’s school buildings. Plus, we consider the politics of dog parks and the citywide fight over public space. 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"
  • Allen Lew Nominee for Director, Office of Public Education Facilities Modernization, DC Public Schools
  • Sekou Biddle District 2 representative (Wards 3 & 4), D.C. State Board of Education

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