New proposed legislation threatens some of the power D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser exercises over education in the District. Rep. Jamie Raskin is running for a second term in Congress, pledging to protect Maryland's air and federal workers. They both join us in studio.
D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson’s proposed budget includes a number of significant changes, including implementing a year-round calendar in some struggling schools and expanding the number of alternative schools. D.C.P.S. also aims to change how it trains and evaluates teachers, including adding student surveys. We speak with Chancellor Henderson about these changes and how teachers are reacting.
- Kaya Henderson Chancellor, District of Columbia Public Schools
- Kavitha Cardoza Special Correspondent, WAMU 88.5 News
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