Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

News: Children

Economist Jason Fletcher has joined the La Follette School faculty as an associate professor of public affairs.

Every day Hilary Shager uses the skills she learned at the La Follette School. "I am living program evaluation," says the 2005 alum and Wisconsin Department of Families and Children research analyst.

Ideas for helping Wisconsin reduce its racial academic achievement gap are summarized in a new report from the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

The state should continue to monitor the health status of children in foster care after they exit out-of-home care and use the data to evaluate a pilot health-care project, La Follette School students recommend in a new study.

Public school students who move do less well in school, a new study by La Follette School students finds.

Megan Loritz enrolled at the La Follette School to acquire the technical skills she needs to bring about policy changes that will improve the lives of families with autistic children.

La Follette School students, faculty and staff participated in a community fund-raising drive through the first La Follette Penny Wars, which raised $105.69 to make blankets for children and teenagers in the hospital.
Child care in Australia and its relationship to women's labor supply is the subject of a noon seminar on Tuesday, December 4, in the La Follette School conference room.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Talk to explore teen health behavior

Whether whether teens learn from each other's choices and outcomes will be explored in a La Follette School seminar on Thursday, November 15, from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. in 8417 Sewell Social Sciences Building.

After finding that people in Wisconsin and in the Dominican Republic encountered many of the same issues related health, environment and education, Norma-Jean Simon decided to pursue a dual degree in public health and public policy at the La Follette School.

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