Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
Economist Andrew Reschovsky made two presentations in March.
Friday, 04 November 2016 13:31

Ryan Schowalter (MPA ’12)

The first year of the MPA program gave me the foundational skills needed to succeed in government and nonprofit work. During my second year, I was able to take courses in the School of Education while concurrently working for the state Department of Public Instruction.

Children missing school likely means they score lower on academic achievement tests, a new study from the La Follette School of Public Affairs finds.

Reports on the fourth-year evaluation of school choice in Milwaukee will be released in Madison Wednesday, March 30, in a series of presentations from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Pyle Center.
Thursday, 10 March 2011 10:50

School revenue limit figures revised

Tax policy expert Andrew Reschovsky has released new figures estimating revenue limits for school districts based on the detailed proposals included in the Wisconsin governor's executive budget for the 2011-13 biennium.
Reports on the third-year evaluation of the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program will be released in Madison on Wednesday, April 7.
Research professor Rob Meyer will speak about policy and management analytics and education reform in a noon seminar on Tuesday, April 29, in the La Follette School conference room. Meyer is director of the university's Value-Added Research Center, and he is known for his research on value-added modeling, evaluation methods and strategic management of human capital.

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.

Grant Sim has a career that is exactly in the field he wanted: policy analysis and public administration in the field of education.

Monday, 30 January 2012 07:04

Smeeding to discuss Great Recession

Professor Timothy Smeeding will discuss "Employment, Poverty, Inequality and Education in the United States over the Early (and Middle) Stages of the Great Recession" on Thursday, February 2, from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. in 8417 Sewell Social Sciences.
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