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Welcome to the MPS Newsrooms where you will find the latest news and information from and about Milwaukee Public Schools.

District News

This webpage includes three types of news items related to Milwaukee Public Schools:

  • MPS News: Updates written by MPS on the exciting things happening in the district as well as important information for families on a variety of topics, including online instruction, summer academy, student achievement stories and more.
  • MPS In the News: T.V. and online media coverage on Milwaukee Public Schools.
  • Press Release: Press releases from Milwaukee Public Schools.

COVID-19 Updates

The COVID-19 Updates webpage was established in March 2020 to keep MPS families, staff, and the public informed. In addition to a collection of letters from Superintendent Dr. Keith P. Posley, the COVID-19 Updates page includes links to Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19, online learning resources during school closures, and resources to help families navigate these challenging times.

Dr. Posley's Blog

Dr. Keith P. Posley, Superintendent of Schools, publishes on a variety of topics to his blog, including month-in-review videos, family engagement, college and career, and more.


Earl Arms, Media Relations Manager

Shahree Douglas, Director Communications & Outreach

About Milwaukee Public Schools

Milwaukee Public Schools is committed to accelerating student achievement, building positive relationships between youth and adults and cultivating leadership at all levels. The district’s commitment to improvement continues to show results:

  • Ninety percent of 2019-20 budget dollars go directly to classrooms;
  • The MPS Class of 2018 earned $86.2 million in scholarships; and
  • MPS is home to five of the state and nation's top high schools according to U.S. News and World Report.

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