Historical record shows high-performing school was always part of Malcolm X redevelopment plan

Legislators’ comments show lack of awareness of facts MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee Board of School Directors President Dr. Michael Bonds issued the following statement after a factually incorrect statement from state Sen. Alberta Darling and Rep. Joe Sanfelippo regarding the redevelopment of Milwaukee Public Schools Malcolm X Academy site: “The history on this is clear, despite […]

MPS, Children’s Hospital, DPI, Donald Driver mark Wisconsin Bullying Prevention Awareness day

With our partners at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction MILWAUKEE — Green Bay Packers’ all-time leading receiver, “Dancing with the Stars” champion, and children’s book author Donald Driver was joined by educators, children and health care providers to celebrate Wisconsin Bullying Prevention Awareness Day Wednesday at Jeremiah Curtin Leadership Academy, a K-8 […]

The facts: How the Malcolm X development is moving forward

District documents show taxpayers are receiving work products to complete project MILWAUKEE — The following is a statement by Milwaukee Board of School Directors President Michael Bonds regarding reporting on the Malcolm X project: “Recent news coverage may be causing confusion about what Milwaukee taxpayers are receiving in an agreement between Milwaukee Public Schools and […]

MPS student to introduce state superintendent at Wisconsin State of Education Address

Alethia Tilford of MPS’ Reagan College Prep H.S. is one of two students invited to speak MILWAUKEE – Before Wisconsin Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. Tony Evers gives his annual State of Education Address Thursday, Alethia Tilford will step to the microphone. Tilford, a student at Milwaukee Public Schools’ Ronald Reagan College Preparatory High School, […]

Malcolm X to house high-performing school

Legislative leaders misstate facts, ignore MPS efforts to place internationally recognized program in school MILWAUKEE — Dr. Michael Bonds, president of the Milwaukee Board of School Directors, issued the following regarding the erroneous statement issued today by State Senator Alberta Darling and State Representative Joe Sanfelippo regarding the district’s plans to continue the development of […]

Malcolm X plans continue to move forward

MILWAUKEE — MPS is moving forward with its plans to bring a high-performing school to the former Malcolm X Academy building, an effort the district has been highly engaged in since the concept was first discussed. The district will continue to work on the construction of the project and will issue a Request for Proposals […]