This Week In Washington, A Call For Rural Voucher Schools

Air Date:
Heard On Central Time

Milwaukee is home to the oldest publicly funded voucher school system in the country. However, our guests say that rural areas are being left out, and the program should loosen its restrictions to allow all children to take advantage of school choice. We also check in on the biggest political stories from Washington, including the latest on the investigation into Russian electoral meddling and the Trump campaign.

Featured in this Show

  • This Week In Washington – May 24, 2017

    Harry Enten, Senior Political Writer and Analyst for FiveThirtyEight, joins Central Time to talk politics.

  • Attorneys: Wisconsin's Private School Choice Program Leaves Rural Students Behind

    Milwaukee has the country’s longest-running school voucher program that’s publicly funded. Attorneys at the Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty say the statewide voucher program should loosen its eligibility requirements to allow more kids in rural areas to attend a private school of their choice.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • J. Carlisle Larsen Producer
  • Kate Archer Kent Producer
  • Harry Enten Guest
  • Will Flanders Guest
  • Collin Roth Guest