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Coming up Sept. 4, 2015 | Anchor Frederica Freyberg talks to Joe Bender, president of Wisconsin School Choice, and Betsy Kippers, a Racine special education teacher and president of WEAC, about findings showing an increase in funding for vouchers by significantly more than K-12 public schools and Carmen Hotvedt, manager of violence prevention and victim advocacy at University Health Services, about ongoing efforts to curb sexual violence on the UW-Madison campus.
September 4, 2015

Joe Bender Defends Funding For Voucher Programs

Bender is president of School Choice Wisconsin.

September 4, 2015

Betsy Kippers Weighs In On Levels Of State Voucher Fuding

Kippers is president of the Wisconsin Education Association Council.

September 4, 2015

UW Continues Efforts To Curb Sexual Violence On Campus

Hotvedt is the assistant director for violence prevention at University Health Services.

September 4, 2015

Corporations Leaving Wisconsin Displace Workers

Walker appointed Mark Hogan as new WEDC CEO Thursday. Meanwhile, Wisconsin jobs have dipped from this time last year and two large employers, luxury boat-maker Palmer Johnson Yachts and HyPro Incorporated, announced they are leaving Wisconsin this week.

September 4, 2015

UW Researcher Explains Possible Impacts Of El Niño

The Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences is studying the weather phenomenon. Researchers are working with international partners to track El Niño's effects worldwide. Professor Dan Vimont is part of the UW Center for Climate Research and is one of the researchers studying El Niño.

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