Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Holly Bedwell is delighted to be confronted with child abuse, homelessness, and school suspensions and attendance problems — and to be back in Brooklyn after four years in Wisconsin.

Figuring out how to pay for college can be enough of a challenge for a high school student, but covering the costs for every graduate from all of a district's high schools could seem insurmountable — or an exciting opportunity.

Friday, 14 November 2014 00:00

'14 alum produces education videos

Arkansas legislators saw videos 2013 alum Phillip Duran filmed, directed and produced during an education committee hearing in Little Rock in November.

2011 alum Jon Alfuth is approaching education from two angles: as a geometry teacher and as a policy analyst for elected officials.
Friday, 05 December 2014 00:00

Alum to share research on Upward Bound

The Upward Bound Program 50 years later is the subject of a webcast presentation by alum and Tulane University education economics professor Douglas Harris on Tuesday, December 9, from noon to 1:30 p.m. Register for free webinar at http://go.wisc.edu/xc45ry.

Monday, 08 November 2010 07:19

Alum to speak on education grant

La Follette School alum and education consultant Sarah Archibald will discuss her work with Wisconsin's Race to the Top grant application in a policy roundtable with students at noon on Tuesday, November 9, in the school conference room.
Wednesday, 06 March 2019 15:03

Alumni on the air: Vander Meer, Chapman

Two La Follette School alumni recently shared their expertise with public radio listeners. John Vander Meer (MPA ’06) discussed the difficulties facing skilled nursing facilities in Wisconsin, and Anne Chapman (MPA ’12) addressed education funding in the state.

Incoming University of Wisconsin System President and former Wisconsin Gov. Tommy Thompson announced that Tom Loftus (MA ’72) and Scott Neitzel will co-chair his transition team.

Deven Carlson (MPA '07) and Jared Knowles, a 2015 Gladfelter Award for Government Innovation recipient, co-authored a report in the Summer 2016 issue of the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. Their report is titled The Effect of English Language Learner Reclassification on Student ACT Scores, High School Graduation, and Postsecondary Enrollment: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from Wisconsin.

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