Education restrictions, Glass art

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Children in a classroom
In this May 18, 2021, file photo, a teacher, center, and her third grade students wear face masks and are seated at proper social distancing spacing during as she conducts her class in Rye, N.Y. In response to a push for culturally responsive teaching that gained steam following last year’s police killing of George Floyd, Republican lawmakers and governors have championed legislation to limit the teaching of material that explores how race and racism influence American politics, culture and law. The measures have become law in Tennessee, Idaho and Oklahoma and bills have been introduced in over a dozen other states. Mary Altaffer/ AP Photo

We learn more about different state’s efforts to restrict what is allowed to be taught in schools. Then, two artists join the show to talk about glass art in Wisconsin.

Featured in this Show

  • An artist's take on modified corn, and Wisconsin's American Studio Glass movement

    An artist from a Wisconsin farming family talks about his glass art exhibition and commentary on genetically modified foods. Another artist joins the conversation to talk about the birth of the American Studio Glass movement in Wisconsin.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Michael "Mick" Meilahn Guest
  • Kate Vogel Guest

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