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 […]
MMSD approved a $390 million dollar preliminary operating budget last night in a 7-0 vote. Board members Thomas J Mertz and Anna Mueller Moffit join Carousel Bayrd to recap the budget and forecast the next year, including amendments for class size, Welcoming Schools initiative, and more.
The spring election is tomorrow! First up, Madison School Board candidate Kate Toews joins Patty to discuss her run for seat six against Ali Muldrow. Later, Andrea Kaminski, executive director of the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin, talks about the election and the Wisconsin Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee public hearings. The first public hearing […]
The mission statement of the Madison Board of Education is “Every school will be a thriving school that prepares every student to graduate from high school—college, career, and community ready.” In Madison, two of the seven seats on the Madison Board of Education are open. Today, Patty interviews Cris Carusi, Ali Muldrow, and Kate Toews, the […]