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Meg and Alex pick up where the conversation in episode 21 left off around suspension rates in Wisconsin schools. The two give some thoughts around whether this is an individual problem, a school problem, or a system problem.  Statistics mentioned in this episode: Wisconsin school enrollment: White: 588,000 Black: 77,000 Economically Disadvantaged: 362,000 Not Economically...
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  Meg and Alex finish up their Sunday Morning conversation around two quotes: 1. Equity is about reducing the predictability of who succeeds and who fails. and 2. The neighborhood gave up on me so I gave up on myself.  The We Got This Garden was mentioned a couple of times and is linked here. ...
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  Meg and Alex are back in the sitting room to talk about the design thinking process and how to take all of the information learned while empathizing with our neighbors and use it to begin to define one of many problems that exist in 53206 – educational outcomes. Show Notes: Measuring Success – Riding...
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Meg and Alex are back and talking about some of positive aspects of living in a place that can be highly unpredictable.  https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/53206/id1526303091
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Meg and Alex talk about the eye opening and heart breaking experience of walking through their first rental property. iTunes link: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/53206/id1526303091
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Meg and Alex share some tips and tricks for your next visit to the inner city. iTunes link: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/53206/id1526303091
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Meg and Alex are back in the sitting room talking about the only negative pushback they have ever gotten about living in the inner city. Gentrification is a big concern in urban planning circles and the duo has some thoughts about the potential for gentrifying the 53206 zip code. iTunes link: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/53206/id1526303091
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Meg and Alex share some big news about Ms. Maggie’s house and give another example of why life is more exciting if you have an alley. iTunes link: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/53206/id1526303091
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Meg and Alex finish up their three part series on potential responses to the notion that they live in a bad neighborhood. In the conclusion the two talk about “bad” as wrong or not right and that maybe the bad actually means injustice is being perpetuated. iTunes link: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/53206/id1526303091
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It’s odd to me that every time I sit down to write a blog post, for WAWM or my own site https://53206.org (Can even plug that here? Seriously, I don’t know the rules about that. I guess I could email someone and ask, but how do I even start that conversation), that I feel the...
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