This year, the bug to watch out for is the spotted lanternfly, a stunning polka-dotted menace that feasts on the interior plant sap of grape vines, fruit trees and more.
D.C. Public Schools have faced scandal after scandal. After an investigation revealed widespread issues in the system’s graduation rates, a more recent probe found residency fraud rampant at a top magnet school. Now comes a crushing reality check: Only 42 percent of DC public school students are on track to graduate. And the District isn’t alone; recent investigations reveal similar issues in Prince George’s county. What’s going wrong, and how can local school leaders get it right?
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.
Most Recent Shows
In the wake of a deadly bridge collapse in south Florida, we're turning an eye to the safety of our own transportation, water, electricity, and other systems.
Ridehailing companies say they are helping cities combat congestion, but as transit ridership declines and traffic gets worse, we take a closer look at their role in Washington's gridlock.
Kojo speaks with "Speak No Evil" novelist and D.C. native Uzodinma Iweala about his second novel and how his local upbringing affects his storytelling.