Kojo chats with two reporters who spent the past year following the launch of Ron Brown College Preparatory High School, D.C.'s new school for boys of color. Their stories are now featured in "Raising Kings," a collaboration between NPR and Education Week.
Soaring temperatures are making life awfully difficult in Washington this week. But heat spikes are particularly hellish on the infrastructure we depend on to get around, from roads to mass transit. We explore the stress the heat dome is putting on the region’s transportation infrastructure and those who take care of it.
- Gabe Klein Former Director, District of Columbia Department of Transportation; Former Commissioner, Chicago Department of Transportation
- Martin Di Caro Transportation Reporter, WAMU
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