“People are asking for real, substantive changes and the city is responding,” said Madison mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway. “Today, Madison city and school district leaders agreed to end the contract for school resource officers, known as SROs-the police officers that are stationed in high schools-calling for a new approach to managing conflicts in our schools and […]
Remake Learning Days comes to Badgerland! Now VIRTUALLY at www.RemakeLearningDays.org/Badgerland — May 11 through May 22, 2020 Join us for “Remake Learning Days: V(irtual)-Style”- where the Venue may be Virtual, but the Learning is REAL! Badgerland is a Community of Learning! From greater Madison to Stateline, a variety of arts, education and cultural organizations — […]
Photo by Feliphe Schiarolli on Unsplash. In less than two months, Dr. Matthew Gutierrez was slated to become the new superintendent of Madison’s public schools. But late last night, the Madison school board announced Gutierrez would not be working in the position come June. He is instead staying in Seguin, Texas, where he […]
How do we understand the ongoing assaults on public education at all levels? What are the forces at play and what are the implications? In this episode, Allen approaches these questions with educational theorist Michael Apple. They spend the hour discussing the state of public schools in the U.S. and the struggle for democracy in […]
The Wisconsin Environmental Health Network (WEHN) hosts an annual conference focused on environmental health. The conference features recognized speakers and an environmental justice panel. This conference also provides an opportunity for scientists, researchers, healthcare professionals, environmental advocates and concerned citizens to network and make connections.
This two-day workshop is an introduction to Inner Kids, an activity-based approach to mindful awareness developed by Susan Kaiser Greenland to enhance the well-being of children and their caregivers. Through meditation and other experiential exercises, role-play, group discussion, and talks, you will learn ways to integrate attention, balance, and compassion into daily life to strengthen […]