Interim D.C. Public Schools Chancellor John Davis.

Interim D.C. Public Schools Chancellor John Davis.

Former D.C. Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson retired from her position at the beginning of October amid widespread praise over the successes of her six-year tenure, including citywide gains in academic achievement and graduation rates. Still, a large achievement gap remains, and the lowest achieving schools have fallen far short of improvement goals. A month into his leadership, Kojo sits down with Henderson’s replacement, interim Chancellor John Davis, to discuss the priorities and challenges ahead.

Guests

  • John Davis Interim Chancellor, District of Columbia Public Schools

Topics + Tags

Comments

comments powered by Disqus
Most Recent Shows

The Politics Hour — February 23, 2018

Friday, Feb 23 2018D.C. Public Schools are in the spotlight once again after another scandal leads to the Chancellor's resignation. No women represent Maryland in Congress, but five have been chosen as candidates for Lt. Governor. And details emerge about what Prince George's County offered and why it wasn't chosen by Amazon to host their new headquarters.