Newly installed turf field at Janney Elementary in NW D.C.

Newly installed turf field at Janney Elementary in NW D.C.

Thursday, Sep 21 12 p.m. (ET)

Does Fake Grass Get A Pass? D.C. Parents Raise Concern Over Artificial Turf Fields

At least 11 artificial turf fields in the District failed safety tests last spring at schools and rec centers, and were deemed too hard for contact sports. Now, parents and advocates are concerned about both the response of officials and what will replace failing turf.

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The Politics Hour – September 21, 2018

Friday, Sep 21 2018New 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.