We look at the role of school counselors in helping troubled kids and discuss the psychological toll of experiencing, hearing about, and preparing for mass shootings.
Guest Host: Jen Golbeck
Students at Alexandria City Public Schools are speaking up about racially discriminatory discipline practices at their schools and a new report looking at the hard data backs up their claims. We explore how Alexandria compares to the rest of Virginia and the challenge of eliminating racial bias in discipline at local schools.
- Salem Tesfin Student, T.C. Williams High School, Alexandria, Virginia
- Angela Ciolfi Legal Director, JustChildren Program, Legal Aid Justice Center
- Jennifer Farmer Managing Director of Communications, Advancement Project
Most Recent Shows
A journalist, jazz vocalist, and former club owner discuss the surprising new spots that are working to ensure that jazz remains a vibrant part of D.C.'s music scene.
This February, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed a bill allowing women who become pregnant through rape to sue and terminate the parental rights of their rapist.
With controversies swirling around the DC Public Schools system, including Chancellor Antwan Wilson's daughter being able to bypass the lottery system to transfer schools, what is next for education in the District?