Redistricting In Wisconsin, Pandemic And Teacher Retirements

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A reporter and political scientist join the show to talk about the latest on the legal battle over redistricting in Wisconsin. Then, we talk about what could be driving an increase in teacher retirements throughout the pandemic in Wisconsin.

Featured in this Show

  • What To Expect As Wisconsin Prepares For Redistricting

    The state Supreme Court rejected a proposal that would have sent all redistricting lawsuits directly to it, bypassing lower courts. We explore the contentious, once-per-decade process of redistricting, and what we might see as Wisconsin redraws its political boundaries this year.

  • Wisconsin Teacher Retirements Rose During The Pandemic, But National Data Is Mixed

    Wisconsin’s K-12 teacher retirements went up by 14% last year, but the numbers looked quite a bit different from state to state. We talk with a WPR reporter about what local teachers are saying and hear from a national expert about the factors at play in different parts of the country.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Shawn Johnson Guest
  • Lilly Goren Guest
  • Madeline Fox Guest
  • Chad Aldeman Guest

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