University of Wisconsin Extension announced the latest details Wednesday about how they will distribute more than 3 million dollars in budget cuts to their Cooperative division. Cooperative Extension partners with all 72 counties across the state, providing educational programming and specialist expertise in agricultural, youth, and family development. A steering committee will has out the details over the next six months, but administrators say the cuts are also an “opportunity.” Reporter Darien Lamen brings us up to speed.
Officials at the University of Wisconsin University Extension are considering deep cuts to staff and services statewide. Now that administrators have a draft plan of where cuts will fall, many are concerned about the impact they will have, while others say UW Extension should have been exempted from the cuts in the first place. Darien Lamen reports.
What is Verona Aid? How are students in the community taking action in response to the Syrian refugee crisis? How are they helping address poverty right here in Dane County? Today Patty Peltekos talks with Jason Knoll and students from Verona Area High School to discuss the Verona Aid project.
Carousel has a split show today. First, she’s joined by Brian Juchems, Senior Director of Education and Policy from GSAFE to discuss Mount Horeb’s decision to cancel the school’s reading of “I Am Jazz,” and transgender youth. Later Carousel talks with State Representative Melissa Sargent and Dane County Supervisor Heidi Wegleitner on their bills for access […]
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