Children face cognitive delays during pandemic, Arts organizations see signs of recovery

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A Wisconsin organization discovers that children isolated during the pandemic are facing developmental delays. Our guest explains the recent finding. Then, we talk with the head of the Wisconsin Arts Board to learn how the state agency is strengthening the arts in communities.

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  • Arts Board outlook for 2022

    A recent report from the Policy Forum shows significant signs of recovery in Wisconsin arts after receiving nearly 6 percent of pandemic funds while other states averaged less than 2. We speak with the executive director of the Wisconsin Arts Board on the outlook and challenges of 2022.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Mackenzie Krumme Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Barb Tengesdal Guest
  • George Tzougros Guest