The Gig Economy Continues On, How Standardized Tests Look In Wisconsin

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Services like Uber and Airbnb allow consumers to save a little money on travel here and there. But this new kind of work is also reshaping the way we look at employment. We explore the gig economy with a researcher. We also learn how Wisconsin students are faring on standardized test scores.

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Episode Credits

  • John Munson Host
  • Laura Pavin Producer
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Breann Schossow Producer
  • Arun Sundararajan Guest
  • Scott Kirst Guest