Absentee Ballot Problems, Happy Heart Club, Schooling At Home

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A Milton elementary teacher started a group for her neighborhood to decorate their windows with colorful paper hearts, and it’s since gone nationwide. We talk to her about the response. We also hear an argument for not trying to recreate the classroom setting at home. Plus, we’ll look at a number of problems being reported with absentee ballots in last Tuesday’s statewide spring election.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Laurel White Guest
  • Leslie Brissette Guest
  • Jennie Weiner Guest