D.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.
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.
- John Davis Interim Chancellor, District of Columbia Public Schools
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