Kaya Henderson at City Year's SummitLeadership Conference in 2011.

Kaya Henderson at City Year's SummitLeadership Conference in 2011.

When D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson steps down from her office in October, Mayor Muriel Bowser plans to embark on a nationwide search for Henderson’s replacement. But critics of that decision argue that national searches for school superintendents are “stupid, cliched and usually do not work.” Who is best suited for the role? Kojo discusses the process with a Washington Post education columnist and a former school official from Montgomery County.

Guests

  • Jay Mathews Education columnist for the Washington Post
  • Joshua Starr CEO, PDK International; Former Superintendent, Montgomery County Public Schools

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