The state should continue to monitor the health status of children in foster care after they exit out-of-home care and use the data to evaluate a pilot health-care project, La Follette School students recommend in a new study.
The La Follette School report that no skills gap exists in Wisconsin is getting good play in the media.
Anne Gargano Ahmed wants to make sure consumers are helping to shape health care policy. "My family experienced the devastating consequences of being uninsured, and I am dedicated to protecting other families from similar experiences," the continuing student says.
Megan Loritz enrolled at the La Follette School to acquire the technical skills she needs to bring about policy changes that will improve the lives of families with autistic children.
Student Leni Wolf is combining her teaching experience with policy analysis tools so she can improve the educational system and students' everyday experiences.
Empathy in action — caring about other people and acting to help them in some way — draws Lacee Koplin to public service. "I volunteered at my local food pantry a lot while I was growing up, and that got me interested in social issues in a hands-on sense, but I felt like there was so much more I could do," the public affairs student says.