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D.C. Charter School Board To Create New Non Profit Corporation

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The D.C. Charter School board is in the process of creating a separate, non profit corporation. The intent is to attract more grant dollars which can be spent on research into best practices in charter schools. Tom Nida, heads the current board and in a few months, will complete his second and final term.

WAMU's Kavitha Cardoza spoke with Nida about his role in the new non profit entity and what they hope to accomplish....


Not My Job: We Ask The Choreographer Of 'The Lion King' About Lying Kings

We recorded the show in Rochester, N.Y., this week, which is home to the Garth Fagan Dance company. We'll ask acclaimed choreographer Garth Fagan three questions about really deceitful people.

Migrants Work To Hold Onto Latin Food History In Gentrifying D.C. Neighborhood

A restaurant in Washington D.C. that has long been a haven for Central American immigrants is adapting to gentrification in the neighborhood.

Bitter And Contested Elections In America's History

Presidential historian at Vanderbilt University Thomas Schwartz discusses the history of peaceful transfers of political power in American presidential elections, going back more than 200 years.

TIMELINE: AT&T's Merger With Time Warner Follows Decades Of Industry Deals

The $85.4-billion merger of a telecom and a media giants is the latest in the web of consolidation, spurned offers and spin-offs that are increasingly interlinking the two industries.

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