Today on the show, host Ali Muldrow is joined in the studio by former school board member Ed Hughes and Madison Teachers Inc. executive director Doug Keillor to discuss issues pertaining to Madison K–12 schools, including the budget, upcoming referendums, the search for a new superintendent, and the ongoing fight for public education. Ed Hughes […]
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.