Montgomery County Councilmember Marc Elrich is running for County Executive with public financing and plans to take on developers. Kim R. Ford is challenging fourteen-term Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton for her seat. We talk to both of them about their campaigns and look at the biggest political news of the week.
Some say the economic arms race of the 21st century begins in the classroom — with math and science education. But American students often test below students from other countries in those subjects. We explore the challenge of preparing students for success in the 21st century economy, and learn about one local school focused on science and technology.
- Tom Loveless Senior Fellow, Governance Studies, Brookings Institution
- Michael Alison Chandler Reporter, Washington Post
- George Wolfe Director, Loudoun Academy of Science (Sterling, VA)
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