Bonds re-elected president of Milwaukee Board of School Directors

Holman elected VP

MILWAUKEE – Director Michael Bonds was unanimously re-elected Tuesday evening as president of the Milwaukee Board of School Directors for the 2013-14 Board year.

Director Meagan Holman was unanimously elected vice president.

The Tuesday meeting was the first Board meeting for newly-elected Board directors Tatiana Joseph, who represents the 6th district, and Claire Zautke, who represents the 7th district.

Milwaukee Public Schools is Wisconsin’s largest school district, serving more than 78,000 students in more than 160 schools across the city. MPS is home to the Milwaukee region’s two best high schools according to the Washington Post and three of state’s 25 best high schools according to U.S. News and World Report. In the past year, Milwaukee Public Schools posted a growing graduation rate 14 points higher than the rate for 2000.