(WORT) — Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker delivered the annual State of the State address this week. The Governor was to turn the corner on a failed presidential run in 2015 and lackluster approval ratings.
(WORT) — Percy Brown Jr. is the director of equity and student achievement with the Middleton-Cross Plains School District. Brown spoke to Kristian Knusten on the phone to discuss the intersection of race and education — in Madison and around the Dane County region.
Although UW-Madison’s MOOCs (Massively Open Online Courses) program is only a couple years old, it’s already attracted thousands of learners of all ages and backgrounds from around the globe. This year, they’ve chosen to purposefully narrow the thematic scope of their offerings in hopes of getting people to truly engage with the course material. The […]
If the aspiring young rapper in your life is looking to rise to the ranks of Drake and Jay Z, but doesn’t really know where to begin, local hip-hop artist and educator Rob Dz is probably their best bet. Through Madison Public Library’s Bubbler program, Rob offers regular classes on hip-hop recording and personal marketing, […]
What is the future state of education in Wisconsin? Will the Southern Wisconsin Area Principals’ letter to Scott Walker affect the changes being made to funding and local control in the education system? Today guest host Bert Zipperer talks with Donna Vukelich-Selva and Dean Tim Slekar from Edgewood College and Percy Brown Jr. to discuss education in the state.
As an ongoing national debate takes place regarding the value of liberal arts degrees and the comparative value of more technical, vocational education, the issue is coming sharply into focus here in Wisconsin. Republican members of the state legislature have held informal discussions to explore an idea to merge UW’s two-year colleges with the state’s […]