The Supreme Court of Washington ruled earlier this year that the state is not meeting its constitutional duty to fully fund public education. What does a well-funded school system look like? We talk with Diane Ravitch, research professor of education at New York University.
Also this hour: Colorado and Washington state have voted to legalize marijuana, but former federal drug policy advisor Kevin Sabet says it will be a "short-lived" victory for supporters. We'll hear how Washington, D.C. might react to the push for legal pot. Plus, KUOW's Dave Beck speaks with Pulitzer Prize-winning American composer John Adams and Nick Bond joins us with a weekend weather forecast.