What’s new with the Right-to-Work bill? Could it become a law by the end of the week? What has Madison’s Board of Education been up to? Will a referendum pass to upgrade schools in the district? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
How can health care be more trans affirmative? Are WI K-12 schools safe for trans youth? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
What’s happening with Common Core? How are school vouchers being distributed? How is school funding being used? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
Schools measure everything about students these days, providing quantitative measures of student’s performance against multiple state and national benchmarks. Last year, the state Department of Public Instruction expanded that trend to include grades for schools, and this year, for the first time, they’re issuing report cards for entire school districts. So how did your district […]
A major issue that our schools face today is youth mental health and wellness. On Tuesday September 10th, our host Carousel Bayrd was joined by Marykay Wills, mental health and alternate care service manager with Dane County Human Services and Jeannette Deloya, a program support social worker with Madison Metropolitan School District to discuss the issues that Madison school have been addressing in order to better mental health and wellness in youth.
On Friday December 7, our host Jonathan Zarov speaks about the Farm to School program, aimed at making it easier for Wisconsin public schools to serve locally grown produce to students. Sara Tedeschi, a specialist at the Wisconsin Farm to School Program and works for the Center for Integrated Agriculture Systems at the state level, […]