Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent Issues Statement on Mass Shooting in Texas
MILWAUKEE (May 24, 2022) – Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Keith P. Posley issued the following statement in response to today's news of a mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas:
“Right now, my thoughts and prayers are with the community of Uvalde, Texas, and everyone impacted by this morning’s unfortunate events. I am especially hurt that an elementary school was the site of this tragedy. These incidents have become far too commonplace, and my hope is that we find a solution that ends senseless gun violence of all forms. Milwaukee Public Schools will ensure that anyone impacted throughout our district will receive the support they need to help cope with today’s events.”
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Dr. Keith P. Posley is Superintendent of Milwaukee Public Schools.
As Superintendent, Dr. Posley works with the Milwaukee Board of School Directors and district leadership to improve student achievement; engage in effective and efficient operations that make best use of district resources; and, develop opportunities to increase parental and community involvement.