Violence In Milwaukee, Weekly Congress Update, Does College Choice Matter?

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Heard On Central Time

As high school students wait for acceptance letters from their top colleges, we want to know if where a student goes to school really matters. Our guest argues that it does, but the quality of the student is more important. We also catch up with the latest news from Congress this week, and we talk to a columnist in Milwaukee about all of the violence in the city recently.

Featured in this Show

  • Columnist Discusses Recent Violence In Milwaukee

    So far this year Milwaukee’s homicide total is at least 43. Last year at this time, there had been only 14 homicides in Milwaukee. A columnist in the city discusses all of the violence this year and what he thinks we can do about it.

  • This Week In Congress – April 15, 2015

    USA Today Politics and Congress Editor Paul Singer joins Central Time for his weekly update on happenings in Congress.

  • The College Of Your Choice: Does It Matter In The Long Run?

    As parents and teens make higher education decisions, they may be wondering: is attending the best possible college or university the secret to success? A guest makes the case that it’s a more complicated question than it looks–and that the individual qualities of the student may be more important than the university he or she attends.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Galen Druke Producer
  • James Causey Guest
  • Paul Singer Guest
  • Derek Thompson Guest