Archives for September 2014

15 MPS schools honored by the state for ‘Beating the Odds’

Schools have higher rates of poverty than three-quarters of the schools in Wisconsin and have above-average reading and math achievement compared to similar schools MILWAUKEE – Fifteen schools in the Milwaukee Public Schools family have earned the honor of being named 2014-15 Wisconsin Title I Schools of Recognition, the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction announced […]

Welcome back!

Welcome back! I hope you all had a wonderful first day of school. I certainly did. I was fortunate enough to visit four schools today – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Cass Street, Lincoln Center of the Arts, and the school that served as our kickoff site today, Thurston Woods Campus. I was inspired by […]