What’s Missing In Voter Analyses, One School District’s Many Covid Safety Complaints

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A voter gets help registering to vote at Lakeview Lutheran Church on Madison's north side
A voter gets help registering to vote at Lakeview Lutheran Church on Madison’s north side on Nov. 3, 2020. Steven Potter/WPR

We talk to a couple of community organizers about what’s missing from the numerous analyses of voter behavior in the recent election. Then, we check in with the Lake Mills School District to find out why so many educators filed coronavirus-related safety complaints recently.

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    More than 20 educators with the Lake Mills Area School District recently filed safety grievances with the district as COVID-19 cases increase in the state. A teacher joins the show to share concerns coming from colleagues as in-person teaching continues.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Jana Rose Schleis Producer
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Angela Lang Guest
  • Christine Neumann-Ortiz Guest
  • Brenda Morris Guest

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