Coming off the tails of the Madison school board elections earlier this month, Ali invites former school board president James Howard to the studio to reflect on his nine years of service. They have an open discussion about his early years in office, his role as the only African American member of the board, the […]
Carousel Bayrd speaks with Ali Muldrow, a candidate running in the spring election for Seat 4 on the Madison Metropolitan School Board. The two discuss the collaborative style of Ali’s campaign, her approach to addressing racism in Madison, the complexities of unequal racial treatment in Madison schools, and the dynamics and aftermath of a recent physical […]
Max Prestigiacomo of Middleton High School and Sophie Guthier of Memorial High School are two of the students planning the strike. Along with students all over the world, Madison area high school students are planning to walk out of class on Friday to protest inaction on climate change. Students will walk from East High School […]
On today’s edition of Meet the Candidates, WORT news director Molly Stentz speaks with the candidates for MMSD school board seat 5: TJ Mertz, Ananda Mirilli, and Amos Roe. Over the course of the hour, the candidates discuss why they’re running, academic achievement gaps, budget priorities in the district, and school safety. The local spring […]
We pick back up with another edition of Meet the Candidates, this time for the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD) school board. For today’s show, Carousel interviews the candidates for seat 3, Cris Carusi and Kaleem Caire. They spend the hour discussing their priorities for the students and teachers of Madison’s K–12 school system.
ICE officials say 20 people were arrested on immigration-related charges in Dane County during a four day enforcement surge that ended Monday. Some East High School teachers and students reported spotting ICE officers near the school this week. MMSD Superintendent chief of staff Ricardo Jara says ICE was not on school property this week, but […]