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 […]
The spring election results are in, and Madison has a lot to say! First up on today’s show, WORT news director Molly Stentz catches up with Satya Rhodes-Conway, who defeated incumbent Paul Soglin in yesterday’s mayoral race. For the remainder of the hour, Molly is joined in the studio by Dylan Brogan, staff writer at […]
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.
Wednesday host Lilada Gee speaks with former MMSD School Board candidates Ali Muldrow and Wayne Strong to discuss whether the Madison Metro School District adequately advocates for the needs of black students.
Next Monday the Madison Metropolitan School Board will consider Isthmus Montessori Academy’s application to become a public charter school. Today, Carousel Baryd speaks with advocates for and against the proposal. Current school board member Nicki Vander Meulen and former school board member and teacher Marjorie Passman explain why they are opposed to the proposal. Prior school board […]