First, we talk with the Department of Children and Families’ Early Care and Education administrator about state efforts to improve childcare equity. Then, a UW-Madison professor explains his research linking county rates of firearm owners to the local historic percentage of enslaved people.
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Addressing early childcare issues
The Department of Children and Families is creating a new caregiver equity advisory cabinet that aims to address issues families face with early childhood programs. We speak with a leader of the department on how the council can improve childcare.
UW-Madison research examines relationship between modern gun ownership and historical rates of enslavement
A new paper co-authored by a UW-Madison professor proposes a link between the percentage of enslaved people in a U.S. county and the rate of firearms its residents have in the present. We speak with the professor about what this research may reveal about American gun culture.
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