Online racial harassment hurts the academic confidence of Hispanic and Black students, according to recent research from UW-Madison. Wisconsin’s low pay of public defenders increases case backlog, turnover rates and vacancies which is a concern for public safety, according to a Wisconsin Policy Forum study.
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New research shows how online racial harassment affects Black and Hispanic youth
New research from the School of Human Ecology at the UW–Madison shows that online racial harassment leads to lower academic confidence for Hispanic and Black students. The professor behind the research tells us what this means for students of color in an increasingly online world.
Study explores the low pay and large backlogs facing prosecutors, public attorneys
As the governor and Legislature look at giving prosecutors and public defenders a pay bump, we explore research from the Wisconsin Policy Forum on the low pay and heavy work loads these attorneys now face. And we look at how voters are starting to say “no” to school requests for more money.
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