Students take part in “Be The Spark” program

I was glad to be at Mitchell International Airport today with 7th grade students from MPS’ Victory K-8 School for the Gifted and Talented! They’re the first group of students to take part in “Be The Spark” a collaborative program of the Council of Small Business Executives and Milwaukee Public Schools. This was the first […]

MPS students receive backpacks filled with school supplies from Salvation Army

Students at Milwaukee Public Schools’ Starms Discovery Learning Center received brand new backpacks filled with school supplies Friday, thanks to the generous support from area donors. The funds were raised by the Salvation Army through a WISN 12 on-air drive and Pack the Bus school supply drive in partnership with Molina Healthcare, WMYX 99.1 The Mix, Walgreen’s and […]

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 […]

Message from Acting Superintendent Dr. Driver

Dear Colleagues, I am honored to serve as acting superintendent of Milwaukee Public Schools.  Although the 2013-14 school year just ended, we’re already gearing up for a successful start to the 2014-15 school year. It’s a school year that promises to build on the incredible successes we celebrated this past year. Students showed academic improvement as […]