"Morning Edition" host Matt McCleskey talks with Washington Post columnist Robert McCartney about the week's top stories, including ongoing allegations against the campaign of D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray and the mayor's decision to take the "interim" off Kaya Henderson's title as D.C. schools chancellor.
Kaya Henderson is setting out her priorities for District schools, after D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray tapped her to be the city's permanent schools chancellor. Test scores aren't the only factor Henderson plans to use to gauge progress.
Millions of visitors come to the D.C. area every year. And they interact with tens of thousands of employees of the hospitality industry. One public charter school in Northwest is trying to connect the classroom to the real world -- by training students to welcome visitors.
In Maryland, a bill that would allow undocumented immigrants to pay lower, in-state tuition rates is being altered Wednesday to require students to first attend a community college in the jurisdiction where they went to high school.
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