Amish education and the Supreme Court, The significance of smiling

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First, we talk with an academic and Amish education advocate about the legacy of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that lets Amish parents withdraw children from schooling. Then, we hear form a UW-Madison psychology professor about her research on what it means to smile.

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Episode Credits

  • Kealey Bultena Host
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Marci Hamilton Guest
  • Torah Bontrager Guest
  • Paula Niedenthal Guest

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