Wisconsin Preschoolers expelled more than national average, UW System head talks campus budgets

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Wisconsin’s preschoolers are five times more likely to be expelled than K-12 students, according to Wisconsin Watch. An assistant professor of social work explains why this happens. Later, UW System President Jay Rothman talks system funding as most campuses face budget deficits.

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  • Preschool expulsion in Wisconsin is 5 times higher than K-12 students

    A recent Wisconsin Watch report details how preschoolers statewide are five times more likely to be expelled than their K-12 counterparts. An academic studying the impact of early childhood trauma explains the phenomenon and how this affects young children.

  • UW System president talks system budget amid widespread campus deficits

    UW-Parkside and UW-Platteville are now among the eight other system campuses considering furloughs and layoffs to close budget gaps. The president of the University of Wisconsin System elaborates on the system’s fiscal situation.

Episode Credits

  • Lee Rayburn Host
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Royce Podeszwa Technical Director
  • Alysse Loomis Guest
  • Jay Rothman Guest