State Goals For Improving Schools, Learning About Plant-Based Meats

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A top official from the state agency that oversees K-12 schools discusses new student test scores and how the state plans to improve schools. Then, an expert in food and nutrition helps us understand products marketed as “plant-based meats.” Are these products healthier? We’ll explore that question and more.

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    Student test scores in math and reading declined in Wisconsin last school year, according to data released by the Department of Public Instruction. The deputy state superintendent joins us to talk about the new results. We also look at the state of student mental health and discuss the department’s goals for this year.

  • Understanding Plant-Based Meats

    Whether it’s cruising down the grocery aisle or sitting down at a restaurant, the term “plant-based meat” is gaining traction. Our guest explains what the terminology means and if these products are healthier than meat-based products.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Laura Pavin Producer
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Michael Thompson Guest
  • Pranabendu Mitra Guest

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