Political partisanship partly explains states' different responses to the federal Affordable Care Act, which seeks to change fundamentally the U.S. health-care system, new research by La Follette School Professor David Weimer finds.
The questions "So what? Who cares?" are not evidence of indifference or despondency for student Rocio Sanchez-Moyano. Rather they are a challenge and an impetus to understand the greater implications of her work.
When Jake Schindler's partner at the small real estate brokerage firm mentioned his retirement plans, Schindler knew the time had come to think about a career change. He earned a master's degree in public affairs at the La Follette School in May 2010 and joined the Wisconsin Legislative Audit Bureau shortly afterward.
Children missing school likely means they score lower on academic achievement tests, a new study from the La Follette School of Public Affairs finds.