How does education fit into a city’s overall vision for quality of life? How do schools affect economic and community development? In cities with mayoral control of schools, like Washington, DC, and in those where city schools are controlled by the state, how can other elected officials be most effective in education-related decisions?

The Education Town Hall continues discussions with candidates for office in the District of Columbia, where an April election will fill ward-level and city-wide seats on the DC Council as well as the mayor’s office. On the January 23 show: Brianne Nadeau, candidate for Ward 1 Councilmember, and Pedro Rubio, candidate for an at-large seat.

Tune in Thursday, 1/23, at 11 a.m. (Eastern) on We Act Radio, 1480 AM in the DC area, worldwide on TuneIn.com.