How is the school year going? What about the behavior improvement plan, community schools, teacher diversity, racial equity, test scores, white flight, and school voucher schools? Today Carousel Bayrd talks with Madison Metropolitan School District Superintendent Dr. Jennifer Cheatham today to discuss the upcoming year and her vision for the future.
Would the bill requiring a photo ID for food stamp recipients really prevent fraud? Or would it make it more difficult for those in need to receive assistance?
Today Carousel Bayrd talks with Vicky Selkowe , Legal Aid of Wisconsin Director of Legislative, Rulemaking and Training Compliance for Legal Action of Wisconsin about the two bills before the assembly that will make it harder for those on public assistance to participate in FoodShare and Unemployment Insurance
Should the homeless be kicked off public benches? Are the homeless a nuisance for Downtown Madison? To continue the discussion on homelessness in Madison, today Carousel Bayrd talks with Central District Captain of Police Carl Gloede, YWCA Housing First Case Manager Libby Tucci, and Susan Schmitz, President of Downtown Madison Inc. on actions being taken by the city and business owners on the homeless population on the isthmus.
With the new academic year just around the corner, today we’re talking MATC. What efforts are being made to improve access to underserved populations? Today host Carousel Bayrd talks with President Jack E. Daniels to discuss the school’s expansion and plans for the upcoming school year.
How do we break the country’s love affair with incarceration? Prison reform is a growing interest for both Democrats and Republicans now – but how much common ground is there? Is there a bridge between Republicans wanting to spend less money and Democrats wanting better care and less incarceration? Today Carousel Bayrd talks with Lauren-Brooke Eisen from the Brennan Center on bipartisanship in prison reform.
Does it make sense to impose the harshest treatments on the most challenging kids? Are we treating chronically misbehaving children as though they don’t want to behave, when in many cases they simply can’t? These are some of the questions Katherine Reynolds Lewis asks in her latest profile of psychologist Ross Greene. On Tuesday, August 4th, host Carousel Bayrd talked with Lewis on this and Greene’s approach to addressing misbehavior in children.