Community meeting set to discuss possible use for former Dover School site

October 9, 6:30 – 8 p.m., at Bay View Middle and High School

MILWAUKEE — Community members are invited to a meeting to discuss the possible use for Milwaukee Public Schools’ former Dover School site in the city’s Bay View neighborhood.

The meeting is set for Wednesday, October 9, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Bay View Middle and High School.

Organizers with Teachtown MKE, a collaborative initiative that supports local educators, will present information about Teachtown MKE, including a concept for redeveloping Dover into a housing site for teachers and other young professionals.

If you cannot attend, please feel free to seek additional information or share your thoughts by sending an email to doverschool@milwaukee.k12.wi.us. There will be additional opportunities for public comment.

A copy of the meeting flyer can be found at: http://ow.ly/d/1za8

About Milwaukee Public Schools

Milwaukee Public Schools, Wisconsin’s largest school district, is expanding college and career readiness efforts and continuing to implement innovative reforms that give every student the opportunity to succeed. MPS’ high-quality school options for 3-year-olds to high school seniors feature school climates in which positive behavior is reinforced; certified, highly-trained teachers; 21st-century learning technology for students; and curriculum aligned to the rigorous Common Core State Standards, which set a clear, high bar for the topics students must master at each grade level. MPS’ graduation rate is 14 points higher than the rate for the Class of 2000, its Class of 2013 earned $24 million in scholarships and the district is home to some of the state’s best high schools according to the Washington Post and U.S. News and World Report.