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First Lady Jill Biden visits Marvin E. Pratt Elementary School

MILWAUKEE (September 13, 2021) -- Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) is proud to announce that it will host First Lady Dr. Jill Biden on Wednesday, September 15, 2021. The First Lady will be visiting Marvin E. Pratt Elementary School, located at 5131 N. Green Bay Avenue. 

During Dr. Biden's visit, she will speak with families and school and district staff on learning during the pandemic and "the importance of helping keep students safe as they return to in-person learning." 

"MPS is proud to showcase one of our high achieving elementary schools in the district, said MPS Superintendent Dr. Keith P. Posley. "We look forward to sharing our return to in-person learning with the First Lady."

This is the First Lady's second visit to an MPS school. Dr. Biden visited Bradley Tech High School in May 2017.


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