Council Member Robert White on DC Education Matters: March 12

UPDATE: Recording here —

On Thursday March 12 on Education Town Hall, we will be joined in studio by At-Large DC Council Member Robert White, who has been on the Committee on Education since he was elected to the Council in 2016.

Listen LIVE Thursday, March 12, 11 AM EASTERN, via TuneIn or by visiting We Act Radio and clicking on arrow at upper left. Shows are archived for convenient listening shortly after broadcast.

Council Member White has pursued a number of legislative efforts regarding DC public education, including

More recently, White has introduced legislation to stop the closure of alternative high school Washington Met and to more fulsomely address the presence of lead on school playgrounds.

Now that the Committee on Education’s chair, David Grosso, is leaving the Council, the question in everyone’s mind is: Will Robert White be the next chair of that important committee, which has oversight of the nearly $2 billion spent annually on DC’s public schools?

Join us to find out more!

The Education Town Hall with Thomas Byrd broadcasts from Historic Anacostia in Washington, DC, on We Act Radio. Valerie Jablow, local education advocate and DCPS parent, co-hosts.

September 2014, L-R: V. Spatz (then Ed Town Hall feature reporter), Robert White (then City Council candidate), T. Byrd

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