Wednesday, Nov 12 12 p.m. (ET)

Reforming the District’s Troubled Schools

The principal of a troubled middle school in Anacostia was fired this week, amid reports of disorder and violence against students and teachers. The Chancellor's office contends the termination is an example of the new accountability...

Wednesday, Nov 12 12:24 p.m. (ET)

Turning Classical Music Upside Down

He is not what most people expect from a classical music composer. Whether you've followed his career since he first appeared on NPR more than fifteen years ago, or whether you've never heard of him -- Kojo introduces you to a man who...

Wednesday, Nov 12 1 p.m. (ET)

Protecting Our Nation’s Greatest Asset: Children

The statistics are disheartening: eight children are killed daily by gunfire and 80 percent of minority kids are not reading at grade level. After four decades of advocating on behalf of children and the poor, Marian Wright Edelman joins...

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