Karla Silvestre and Valerie Coll for Montgomery County Board of Education

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Dasgupta, Sunil. "Karla Silvestre and Valerie Coll for Montgomery County Board of Education" Interview with Karla Silvestre and Valerie Coll. I Hate Politics Podcast. Oct 28, 2022. https://ihppod.libsyn.com/karla-silvestre-and-valerie-coll-for-montgomery-county-board-of-education.


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In this episode, Sunil Dasgupta talks with local school board candidates in the upcoming elections, incumbent Karla Silvestre (3:10) about MCPS’ teacher and staff recruitment efforts and with former elementary school teacher Valerie Coll (24:26) about the role of the board in active governance of the school system. Look back at Episode #65 for interviews with two other candidates Scott Joftus and Julie Yang. Original music from 9th-grade singer-songwriter from Bethesda Dara Blecher.