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 […]
The Madison Metro School District is considering including two referenda on the November 2020 ballot. A facilities referendum would include three initiatives that together, would ask voters for over $300 million. The first question seeks to make renovations to the district’s four main high schools as enrollment is expected to increase over the next twenty […]
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.
Let’s talk education! For today’s episode, Ali hosts a roundtable discussion with Mary Swenson (English teacher, West High School), Natasha Sullivan (7th/8th grade teacher, Badger Rock Middle School), Lydia Hester (student, East High School), and special guest Walter about navigating the divide between teachers, students, and administrators. They spend the hour talking about issues vital […]