Grant Thompson, candidate for Ward 8 Councilmember; Thomas Byrd, host
Grant Thompson, candidate for Ward 8 Councilmember; Thomas Byrd, host

Two candidates in the Democratic Primary race for DC City Council joined the Education Town Hall on April 14 to share their education views: Ron Austin, hoping to win the Democratic slot as candidate for Ward 4 City Councilmember; and Grant Thompson, seeking the Democratic slot as candidate for Ward 7 City Councilmember.

 

ETH_DCision16Each election season, the Education Town Hall shares candidates’ positions on education. While the races are local, many issues are shared with other jurisdictions. Tune in to be part of the conversation.

The District of Columbia elects City Council and State Board of Education representatives this year. Primary elections, including party selection of candidates for City Council, are scheduled for June 14. State Board of Education members are considered nonpartisan offices and are chosen in the General Election on November 8.

The Education Town Hall broadcasts from Historic Anacostia
in Washington, DC, Thursdays at 11:00 a.m. Eastern
on We Act Radio.
Listen live via TuneIn.
Shows are archived for convenient listening shortly after broadcast.

The Education Town Hall BUS is a monthly program
organized by BadAss Teachers, United Opt Out, and SOS March.
The program regularly airs on the 4th Thursday of each month.