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I Hate Politics Podcast

Jun 25, 2021

In this episode, Sunil Dasgupta talks with education author Karin Chenoweth about her new book, Districts that Succeed, where she looks at five successful school districts that beat severe challenges, and with Richard Montgomery High School (MCPS) history teacher Jerome Price about how schools need to practice what they...

Jun 25, 2021

Podcast promo with Jill Ortman-Fouse, former member of the Montgomery County Board of Education and currently senior policy advisor to Montgomery County Council President Tom Hucker.

Jun 18, 2021

In this episode, Sunil Dasgupta talks with school equity firebrand Jill Ortman-Fouse about the inability of the local school board to change school boundaries, allowing inequalities to persist across the 207-strong school system. Andrew Saundry on how no Upcounty transportation project made the Biden infrastructure...

Jun 11, 2021

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan's plan to widen and add tolls lanes to I-270 comes up against protest. Sunil Dasgupta goes to a "Don't Widen 270" rally and talks with transit advocate Ben Ross. New music from Silver Spring band The Airport 77s. Very local news and much more.

Jun 4, 2021

As the pandemic school year comes to an end, Sunil Dasgupta talks to Wheaton Woods Elementary School Principal Daman Harris about accounting for every student in a difficult year and to Montgomery County Board of Education Member Karla Silvestre about the coming surge of unaccompanied minor refugees in county...