Underwood v. Vos: The New Voucher School Lawsuit (Hour 2)
A new lawsuit argues that the voucher schools program didn’t create choices in education so much as it created a cancer that threatens the survival of public education in Wisconsin. We’ll talk to Julie Underwood, one of the plaintiffs bringing the suit, and Heather DuBois Bourenane of the Wisconsin Public Education Network.
The Real Cost of Voucher Schools (Hour 2)
Over the years, what started as a small, experimental program in Milwaukee has metastasized to the point where Wisconsin taxpayers are funding two parallel school systems. We’ll examine the real cost of the voucher schools program—not only from the standpoint of dollars, but of dignity.
Turning away (Hour 1)
Todd opens the show to discuss partisan messaging around public education in Wisconsin. From K-12 to University education, sharpening GOP rhetoric has been eroding trust in our educational institutions. Dr. Julie Underwood of UW Madison stops by to discuss the importance of public school, and the dangers of vilifying it.