How DEI programs work, Parental involvement with teachers

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The Diversity of Scientists Mural at UW-Madison
Located in the Discovery Building on the UW-Madison campus, the Diversity of Scientists Mural, created by artist Melanie Stimmell Van Latum, depicts a number of scientists from different times, countries and disciplines that are often underrepresented and undervalued within STEM history and innovation. Image courtesy of The Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

We talk to an expert on DEI about how diversity, equity and inclusion programs work. Then, we learn more about the relationship between parents and teachers in a child’s education.

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    While programs promoting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion on college campuses and in workplaces have been coming under attacks from Republican lawmakers, we talk with an academic expert on DEI about how these initiatives came about, and how they actually work in different settings.

  • The importance of parental involvement with students and their teachers

    Parents being involved with their children’s education is important for success, but too much parent involvement can be overwhelming and stressful for teachers. We talk to a pair of education experts about promoting a healthy relationship between parents and their student’s teachers.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Erica Foldy Guest
  • Jessica Calarco Guest
  • Valerie Krage Guest

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