Tuesday, February 21st is our Primary Election day in Wisconsin. On the ballot statewide: candidates for the head of the state education agency. There are three candidates vying to be chosen as Superintendent of the WI Department of Public Instruction. The top two vote-getters will advance to the general election in April. The past three […]
Today’s show– Madison Metropolitan School District Board candidates Ed Hughes, Nicki Vander Meulen, and Matt Andrzejewski all join Carousel in the studio today. The three vie for one of two school board seats on the February ballot. The primary election will be held on February 21st.
What’s new with the Right-to-Work bill? Could it become a law by the end of the week? What has Madison’s Board of Education been up to? Will a referendum pass to upgrade schools in the district? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
How can health care be more trans affirmative? Are WI K-12 schools safe for trans youth? Check out this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
What’s happening with Common Core? How are school vouchers being distributed? How is school funding being used? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
Schools measure everything about students these days, providing quantitative measures of student’s performance against multiple state and national benchmarks. Last year, the state Department of Public Instruction expanded that trend to include grades for schools, and this year, for the first time, they’re issuing report cards for entire school districts. So how did your district […]