Problematic Rape Investigation Results In Lawsuit, Possible Changes To Fall School Schedules

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Three Milwaukee police cars are parked on a snowy street.
Milwaukee police cars are parked outside of the department building Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021. Angela Major/WPR

We learn how a rape investigation by Milwaukee police went so wrong that the state Department of Justice has now taken over the case. Then, we hear about the options school districts have to change the start date of next year’s fall semester and expand summer school.

Featured in this Show

  • Rape Case Raises Questions About Milwaukee Police

    A Milwaukee Journal Sentinel investigation found dysfunction in how authorities handled a reported sexual assault involving a real estate developer with influential allies. We discuss the investigation with one of its authors.

  • Some State School Districts May Adjust Summer School And Fall Start Date To Help Kids Catch Up

    Earlier this month, Gov. Tony Evers suggested that school districts around the state could begin the fall semester sooner to help kids catch up academically for any learning loss over the last pandemic year. We discuss that possibility as well as new options for summer school.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Keegan Kyle Producer
  • Steven Potter Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Gina Barton Guest
  • Jon Bales Guest

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