Next Priorities For Education In Wisconsin, The Upcoming Flu Season, Multi-Level Marketing

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Children sit on a blue rug as a teacher reads a story.
First grade teacher Sarah Hoenig reads a book to her students Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, at Hackett Elementary School in Beloit, Wisconsin. Angela Major/WPR

We discuss, and evaluate, some of the goals Wisconsin’s State Superintendent addressed in her annual State of Education speech. Then a pediatric infectious disease expert helps us prepare for what this second flu season of the pandemic could be like. And we learn about some of the dangers of getting involved in a multi-level marketing scheme.

Featured in this Show

  • A Look At The State of Education In Wisconsin

    In her State of Education address, Wisconsin State Superintendent Jill Underly called for additional funding for the state’s public schools, to make Wisconsin a national leader in literacy, and other priorities. We talk with Underly about those goals and how schools are navigating the pandemic.

  • The Second Flu Season Of The Pandemic

    A doctor joins the program to explain how to protect yourself and others during the upcoming flu season, as the Delta variant continues to spread around the U.S.

  • New 'LulaRich' Docuseries And The Risks Of Multi-Level Marketing

    “LulaRich,” a new docuseries from Amazon Prime, details the rise and fall of LulaRoe, a multi-level marketing company that had viral success getting women to pay to sell women’s clothing, and recruit others into the business. We take a closer look at what multi-level marketing companies are, and the risks to those who fall prey to them.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Rachael Vasquez Producer
  • Jill Underly Guest
  • Dr. James Conway Guest
  • Christine Whelan Guest

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