What is the future state of education in Wisconsin? Will the Southern Wisconsin Area Principals’ letter to Scott Walker affect the changes being made to funding and local control in the education system? Today guest host Bert Zipperer talks with Donna Vukelich-Selva and Dean Tim Slekar from Edgewood College and Percy Brown Jr. to discuss education in the state.
As an ongoing national debate takes place regarding the value of liberal arts degrees and the comparative value of more technical, vocational education, the issue is coming sharply into focus here in Wisconsin. Republican members of the state legislature have held informal discussions to explore an idea to merge UW’s two-year colleges with the state’s […]
Adult students, who often come from lower-income backgrounds or have faced some other form of adversity, get a chance to jumpstart their educations by earning six credits in the humanities at UW-Madison, completely free of charge.
At a time when violence and racism seem to dominate our cultural landscape, stories of people putting their talents toward the good of others feel particularly crucial. That’s the path rapper F. Stokes has chosen to take with his new educational project, Rappin’ Ricky.
Queery spoke with Ali Muldrow, a racial justice youth organizer for GSAFE, about the Foundations of Leadership course for high school students.
Cornell psychologist David Dunning will join us to explain why he thinks we’re all confident idiots.