Joshua Starr On Montgomery School Start Times | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

Filed Under:

Joshua Starr On Montgomery School Start Times

Prompted by a petition from parents and a work group he appointed, Montgomery County Public Schools Superintendent Joshua Starr is proposing shifting high school start times 50 minutes later -- from 7:25 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. And to address overcrowding in the fast-growing district, he is seeking funds in his proposed capital improvement budget to build new schools and add classrooms to existing ones. Joshua Starr joins Kojo in studio.

NPR

Centenarian Poet Was A Fearless Guide To 'The Country Of Old Age'

Poet and author Margaret Howe Freydburg died last week at 107; she wrote and published well past her 100th birthday. Her friend Nancy Slonim Aronie has an appreciation of a remarkable woman.
NPR

Margaret Hamburg Ends Six-Year Run As FDA Commissioner

Margaret Hamburg ended her run this week as one of the longest serving Food and Drug Administration commissioners in recent decades.
NPR

Sen. Robert Menendez Indicted On Corruption Charges

Sen. Menendez of New Jersey has been indicted on corruption charges. These are the first criminal charges brought against a sitting U.S. Senator in seven years.
NPR

U.S. Creates First Sanctions Program Against Cybercriminals

President Obama signed a new executive order that will allow the administration to freeze the assets of any individual or group involved in "malicious" cyberattacks.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.