(WORT) — In 1962, Bernard became the first African American to be hired by the Madison Metropolitan School District. Rich with details about life in the segregated south and the prejudiced north, this three-part-series takes a personal look at the entrenched history of racism in the United States.
Are you ready for the start of a new school year? What challenges does the Madison Metropolitan School District face in this upcoming year? How will funding be distributed and how will budget cuts be handled? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
Today, Tuesday September 3, was the first day back to school in Madison. Host Carousel Bayrd and her guests Jennifer Cheatham, Madison Superintendent, and Marjorie Passman, school board member, celebrated this day with a discussion of the education system in the Madison area.