D.C. schools are waiting too long to teach coding

In recent years, schools in the District have expanded opportunities for students to learn computer coding, an occupation where demand is outpacing supply. But they could do much more to engage low-income students in a potentially lucrative career path that doesn’t necessarily require a college degree. There’s been a lot of talk lately about the […]

By Natalie Wexler December 14, 2015

Virginia for the Win: Donald Trump is right

Virginia for the Win is a series examining Virginia’s crucial role in the 2016 presidential race and national politics. Donald Trump has a big beef with Big Media over the presidential debates. The GOP presidential front-runner says the TV networks have been using the prime-time presidential debates to make millions of dollars. Advertising Age, the industry […]

By Norman Leahy and Paul Goldman December 2, 2015

Montgomery set to go ahead with bus rapid transit

Despite a big funding setback last week, Montgomery County could start building bus rapid transit after all. But it may have to do it on the cheap. That could mean making BRT less useful for transit riders. Montgomery County officials have been looking at building rapid transit routes since 2008 and approved plans for a […]

By Dan Reed November 27, 2015