New proposed legislation threatens some of the power D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser exercises over education in the District. Rep. Jamie Raskin is running for a second term in Congress, pledging to protect Maryland's air and federal workers. They both join us in studio.
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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