Zero-tolerance has got to go; that’s one of the chants from a student walk-out last Friday protesting the firing of West High School security guard Marlon Anderson. Students and staff marched over two miles from West High School to the downtown school district administration building in protest, circling the building several times while chanting “Bring […]
In this October 18th edition, we speak with Ada Deer, the first woman to head the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs, get the scoop on a longtime Madison-based ice cream company filing for receivership, take a closer look at Wisconsin’s growing meth crisis, and hear about a security guard at Madison West High School who […]
Marlon Anderson has worked as a security officer for over a decade in Madison public schools. He spent eight years working at East High School, and the past three years at West High School. Yesterday, Anderson was fired by the Madison Metropolitan School Board for using a prohibited racial epithet last week while attempting to […]
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 […]
As we gear up for the new school year, Ali talks all things back-to-school, including what students, parents, and teachers can look forward to this year. Our guests are Mike Hertting, chief of school operations for the Madison Metropolitan School District, and Tremayne Clardy, deputy chief of MMSD’s middle schools.
As she prepares to move east to take a position at Harvard University, Jen Cheatham joins Carousel in the studio to reflect on her six years as superintendent of the Madison Metropolitan School District. Their conversation is wide-ranging and includes topics like addressing racial equity in Madison schools, the role of parents in effecting change, […]