We learn how NPR is covering the war in Ukraine with a producer from “All Things Considered.” Then we look at why local schools are funded primarily by property taxes and how that system could be reformed.
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Reporting on the war in Ukraine for NPR
Last fall, National Public Radio opened a news bureau in Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine, to expand its coverage of the war instigated by Russia. Kat Lonsdorf, a producer for “All Things Considered” and a Wisconsin native, has traveled there to report on how Ukrainians are coping.
What role should property taxes have in funding K-12 schools?
Governor Tony Evers joined the head of the Department of Instruction to discuss issues around school funding at the Wisconsin State Education Convention last month. We speak with a researcher to look at how well property taxes fund K-12 schools.
- Kate Archer Kent Host
- Joel Patenaude Producer
- Trevor Hook Producer
- Maria Lopez Technical Director
- Kat Lonsdorf Guest
- Andrew Reschovsky Guest
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