Wisconsin reading legislation, Old technology

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A fifth grade student works on an assignment during class.
In this photo taken Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, a fifth grader writes during class at John Hay Elementary school in Seattle. Elaine Thompson/AP Photo

An educational policy professor and a cognitive neuroscientist join us to discuss a bill in the state legislature that will change how students in Wisconsin learn how to read. Then, Central Time listeners call in and share the types of old technology they miss, whether they loved it or hated it.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Lorin Cox Producer
  • Mark Seidenberg Guest
  • Rich Halverson Guest