Next Monday the Madison Metropolitan School Board will consider Isthmus Montessori Academy’s application to become a public charter school. Today, Carousel Baryd speaks with advocates for and against the proposal. Current school board member Nicki Vander Meulen and former school board member and teacher Marjorie Passman explain why they are opposed to the proposal. Prior school board […]
Presented by a registered nurse, this one-hour session will teach participants about diabetes prevention and steps families can take to reduce their risk and stay healthy. The session will cover: • Type 1 and type 2 diabetes • Pre-diabetes • Complications of diabetes • Risk factors • Assessing individual risk • Screening tests • How […]
Geraldine Paredes Vasquez and Laurie Frank join guest host Bert Zipperer to discuss the United World Colleges, a world-wide system of 18 schools that bring students from 149 nations together for the final two years of high school in a boarding school setting. UWC was started by Kurt Hahn, a refugee from Nazi Germany, as a […]
MMSD approved a $390 million dollar preliminary operating budget last night in a 7-0 vote. Board members Thomas J Mertz and Anna Mueller Moffit join Carousel Bayrd to recap the budget and forecast the next year, including amendments for class size, Welcoming Schools initiative, and more.
A new report from the Wisconsin Taxpayers Alliance found that new borrowing and debt for the state’s public schools is at an all-time high. Head researcher Dale Knapp joins us to break down the results and implications. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – School Debt Soars
The mission statement of the Madison Board of Education is “Every school will be a thriving school that prepares every student to graduate from high school—college, career, and community ready.” In Madison, two of the seven seats on the Madison Board of Education are open. Today, Patty interviews Cris Carusi, Ali Muldrow, and Kate Toews, the […]