Monday, Feb 22 12:24 p.m. (ET)

Streetcar Lessons From Other Cities

D.C.'s streetcar - along the H Street corridor in NE - is set to come online later this week. Other cities in the United States - Atlanta, Portland, Cincinnati and Kansas City among them - have launched similar projects in recent years. We talk with a transportation activist about where those projects run parallel, and differ from, the one in the nation's capital.

Savoy Elementary School in Washington, D.C. in 2007.

Savoy Elementary School in Washington, D.C. in 2007.

Monday, Feb 22 12:40 p.m. (ET)

Washington Teachers’ Union Head Elizabeth Davis

D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson recently released a budget with changes in a range of areas, from new approaches to teacher training and evaluation to a year-round academic calendar for struggling schools. But Washington Teacher's Union President Elizabeth Davis says the changes were decided without input from the union or the teachers it represents.

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