Summer is winding down and school is back in session! Carousel celebrates the first day back in class with school board president Gloria Reyes and recently-elected school board member Ananda Mirilli from the Madison Metropolitan School District. They discuss the search for a new superintendent, the importance of extending support to teachers in their struggle […]
That’s the question our reporting interns Peyton Barber and Mario Canacasco set out to investigate. For the past two decades, there have been MPD police officers stationed in each of the major Madison high schools, paid for by the school district. But recently, this deal has come under scrutiny by community members who say that […]
Carousel Bayrd speaks with the two candidates vying for Seat 1 on the Madison School Board, Gloria Reyes and Anna Moffit. First she speaks with Peter Opitz, student leader at Middleton High School, about tomorrow’s walkout and rally against gun violence. Students from all four Madison high schools and other area high schools will be […]
Candidates for the Madison Board of Education participated in a forum at Mt. Zion Baptist Church on Madison’s south side last night. The Capital Times, Simpson Street Free Press and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority hosted the forum. All three candidates attended: Mary Burke, a three-term incumbent running unopposed for Seat 2, as well as incumbent […]
On February 27th at 6:30pm ALL is hosting an Arts Education Forum with Madison school board candidates up for election in Spring 2018. Anna Mueller Moffit and Gloria Reyes (Seat 1) have confirmed attendance. The discussion will be moderated by Madison Poet Laureate Oscar Mireles. Please use the following form to submit questions for consideration. […]
Next week the Wisconsin State Senate is poised to vote on anti-immigration bill AB 450 that will have a chilling impact on immigrants and Latinos in our state. Today Carousel Bayrd talks with Voces de la Frontera‘s Executive Director Christina Neumann-Ortiz and Gloria Reyes, Interim Director of City of Madison’s Department of Civil Rights.