This year, the bug to watch out for is the spotted lanternfly, a stunning polka-dotted menace that feasts on the interior plant sap of grape vines, fruit trees and more.
Both candidates in the Virginia governor’s race want to boost public spending on higher education to create a better-prepared workforce. But not everyone agrees that channeling public dollars to academia spurs economic success. Kojo looks at the debate over how to fund higher education in Virginia and across the nation in these financially perilous times.
- Sandy Baum Senior Policy Analyst for the College Board; and Economics Professor, Skidmore College; also co-author of The College Board's "Trends in College Pricing" report and "Trends in Student Aid" report
- Neal McCluskey Associate Director, Center for Educational Freedom, Cato Institute
- Sara Hebel Politics Editor, Chronicle of Higher Education
Most Recent Shows
In the wake of a deadly bridge collapse in south Florida, we're turning an eye to the safety of our own transportation, water, electricity, and other systems.
Ridehailing companies say they are helping cities combat congestion, but as transit ridership declines and traffic gets worse, we take a closer look at their role in Washington's gridlock.
Kojo speaks with "Speak No Evil" novelist and D.C. native Uzodinma Iweala about his second novel and how his local upbringing affects his storytelling.