Wisconsin’s state superintendent reflects on 2023, Staying healthy amid rising respiratory illnesses

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Wisconsin’s state superintendent shares reflections on 2023. Plus, we look ahead to pressing issues for classrooms and the education workforce in the new year. Then, Wisconsin’s chief medical officer explains how to stay healthy as respiratory illnesses rapidly increase across the nation.

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Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Mackenzie Krumme Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Dr. Ryan Westergaard Guest
  • Jill Underly Guest