After John McNamara was killed in the Capital Gazette shooting, his wife Andrea Chamblee took it upon herself to publish his last book — a love letter to D.C. hoops: "The Capital of Basketball."
Earlier this year, Ballou High School received national attention and acclaim when the southeast D.C. school announced that its entire senior class had been accepted to college. But an investigation by WAMU and NPR found high rates of unexcused absences, raising questions about how some students passed classes and graduated prepared. We speak with D.C. Schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson about what happened.
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- Antwan Wilson Chancellor, District of Columbia Public Schools; @DCPSChancellor
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