As Election Day approaches in the Maryland, a candidate for Montgomery County Executive and one for Governor of Maryland join us for the Politics Hour.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Howard County’s population is growing faster than any other Maryland county. That growth, though, is unevenly distributed, leading to overcrowding in some of the county’s public schools. Officials have begun the arduous task of redistricting students, but some families and students say their concerns and input have been ignored throughout the process. Kojo explores how redistricting reshapes communities, with a spotlight on Howard County, where the process is literally– and figuratively– dividing neighborhoods.
WAMU Education coverage is supported in part by American Graduate: Let’s Make It Happen, a public media initiative made possible by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
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