District of Change Podcast Now Available
On Wednesday, Sept.10, Amanda Ripley, author of "The Smartest Kids in the World and How They Got That Way," led a discussion on the state of education in the District of Columbia. Scott Cartland, former principal, Janney Elementary School, current principal, Wheatley Education Campus; Alexandra Pardo, executive director, Thurgood Marshall Academy Public Charter High School; and Andria Caruthers, principal, West Education Campus joined Ripley.
The panelists discussed if the District’s attempts to improve public education over the past few years have been successful.
About District of Change
District of Change is a discussion series that examines how the growth of Washington, DC, has affected the people that live and work here. The series is produced by Slate editor David Plotz and author Hanna Rosin, with support from the DC Public Library Foundation