Even though it was a very different organization — and a very different state — at the time, Wisconsin is the birthplace of the Republican party, which got its start at a schoolhouse in Ripon in 1854. To this day, Wisconsin continues to influence GOP policy nationwide, from Janesville Representative Paul Ryan’s ascendancy to Speaker […]
8 O’Clock Buzz host Jonathan Zarov interviews Ken Taylor, Executive Director of the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families (WCCF) regarding the the latest KIDS COUNT® Data Book released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. “Wisconsin has a lot of work to do to improve outcomes for children of color,” said Ken Taylor, executive […]
Morning Buzz host Jonathan Zarov interviews Craig Segal, who is a teacher at school on NW side of Chicago. They talk about the teacher Day of Action in Chicago today. The union called a walkout and teachers are picketing in front of their schools and then gathering together for a protest.
Tim Slekar, Dean of Education at Edgewood College, joins Thursday Buzz host Tony Castaneda to talk about the state of public education in Wisconsin and the effects further cuts will have on it.
Why is public education essential to our community? Is it a moral issue? Why are some folks anti-public education? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find our more!
Do we have a public education crisis in this country? Is standardized testing ruining our kids’ chances at a meaningful and productive education? What are the downfalls of privatizing education? Listen to this addition of AP to find out more!