Push For Immigration Reform, Urban Teaching Prep, Financial Literacy, Congressional Candidate Interview

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We conclude our series of Congressional candidate interviews with current Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, who is facing a challenger in the Republican primary on Tuesday. We find out why Americans fall short on necessary financial literacy, and what the impact of that is. We learn about a program to prepare new teachers for work in urban classrooms, and we cover a new push for immigration reform in Wisconsin.

Featured in this Show

  • Urban Teaching Program Addresses Education Gap For Poor Students

    Growing up in a tough Milwaukee neighborhood motivated Lalenunat Johnson to become a teacher. But to thrive in an urban classroom setting requires skill and support – both of which a new teaching program is trying to provide. Central Time takes a closer look.

  • Why We Fall Short On Financial Literacy

    Most Americans fell short in a recent financial literacy exam. A Wisconsin expert tells us why financial literacy is not as easy to master as we might think–and what might help.

  • Congressional Primary Candidate Interview: Paul Ryan

    Speaker of the House Paul Ryan joins the show to talk about his re-election campaign for Wisconsin’s First Congressional district as part of an ongoing series of candidate interviews.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Marika Suval Producer
  • Rob Ferrett Producer
  • Haleema Shah Producer
  • Lalenunat Johnson Guest
  • Hannah Hensel Guest
  • J. Michael Collins Guest
  • Speaker Paul Ryan Guest

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