Employment barriers for homeless, K-12 education updates

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Larry Darling (CC-BY-NC)

First, a La Crosse-based nonprofit leader discusses efforts and challenges homeless people face when looking for jobs. Then, Wisconsin Public Radio’s education reporter reviews the latest on state K-12 education.

Featured in this Show

  • La Crosse nonprofit discusses employment barriers facing homeless population

    According to the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development, more than 184,000 people have filed unemployment insurance claims this year. We discuss the barriers facing people who want a job but are without an address. Plus, we hear how employers can advocate for the homeless population.

  • WPR education reporter talks new school report cards

    On Tuesday, the Department of Public Instruction released new report cards showing that around 94 percent of the state’s schools met expectations for the previous school year. Wisconsin Public Radio’s education reporter tells us what challenges schools are facing.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Gina Brown Guest
  • Corri Hess Guest

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