Threats to school safety, Why we dream, Investigating safety violations

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We learn more about how schools should respond to social media threats with a psychologist and researcher. Then, a cognitive scientist explains the function of our dreams at night. Later, we hear the latest from the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s investigation into unsafe rental properties.

Featured in this Show

  • How schools respond to social media threats

    Schools across the country reacted to concerns over potential threats on social media platforms. We explore how schools can evaluate potential threats and maintain student safety.

  • Weird dreams may serve an evolutionary purpose

    During the pandemic, many people have noticed that their dreams have been more bizarre than usual. A cognitive scientist explains why these extra-weird dreams may serve a real function.

  • Investigation: properties with safety violations still receive rent assistance

    An ongoing investigation by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has found that tenants in rentals with glaring safety violations still receive rental assistance — money that then goes to the landlords who should be keeping their tenants safe. A reporter behind the investigation explains.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Tyler Ditter Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Jillian Peterson Guest
  • Jim Davies Guest
  • Daphne Chen Guest

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