With local elections on the horizon, Tuesday host Carousel Bayrd begins her coverage of the candidates running for office. Today, she is joined in the studio by the three candidates for seat 6 on the Madison school board: Karen Ball, Maia Pearson, and Christina Gomez Schmidt. Over the course of the hour, the candidates introduce […]
The Madison School Board is down a member after Mary Burke abruptly quit last week. And they’ve got a lot of work to do. They’ve got a new superintendent to hire — and are gearing up to ask voters for several hundred million dollars to repair the aging high school buildings. Of the remaining members, […]
Today is the Wisconsin primary, be sure to get out and vote! With that, today Carousel talks with all three Madison School Board candidates – Thomas J. Mertz, Dean Loumos, and James Howard. They are all unopposed for 3-year-terms in the election today. The candidates stopped by to discuss their visions for our public schools. […]
MADISON (WORT) — To better understand this complicated public-private development deal, Dylan Brogan dives into the debate with plan supporter Mayor Paul Soglin and vocal critic, Madison School Board member TJ Mertz.
MADISON (WORT) — The Madison School Board this week adopted a revised version of the new Behavior Education Plan that increases the budget towards the initiative by nearly $2 million. Superintendent Jennifer Cheatham says there have been misconceptions about the new policy.
What’s new with the Right-to-Work bill? Could it become a law by the end of the week? What has Madison’s Board of Education been up to? Will a referendum pass to upgrade schools in the district? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!