Thanks in part to a La Follette School cost-benefit analysis, children and adolescents in Wisconsin's Fox River Valley have access to school-based mental health services.
Ben Emmel is looking forward to gaining more skills to help people. "I am interested more in the bigger picture, in issues and public policy," the first-year student says.
Public affairs students got a taste of roleplaying in education policy professor Rob Meyer's spring course on education policy and reform. Their mock courtroom experience is featured on the web site of the Value-Added Research Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Read the article Ă˘â‚¬Â¦
The U.S. movement to reform public education is redefining the political landscape, according to 1998 La Follette School alum Sarah Archibald, an advisor to state Sen. Luther Olson and an architect of Wisconsin's first Race to the Top proposal to apply for federal education funding. She is featured on the Value-Added Research Center web site in conjunction with speaking in La Follette School professor Rob Meyer's class on Education Policy and Reform. Read more.