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MPS seeks your feedback on education through survey, listening sessions

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MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) announced on Thursday, Aug. 22 the launch of a district survey designed to gather feedback from the community about important education topics. MPS is seeking the input of students, families, educators, staff and all community members.

A news release indicates a postcard with information about the survey will be mailed to every home in the district. The survey, which takes about 10 minutes to complete, can be accessed at Survey responses are confidential, and the survey will remain open until Sept. 12.

In addition, MPS will also hold a series of listening sessions designed to seek input to help guide MPS in the near future. Listening session dates and locations are noted below:

  • Thursday, Sept. 19 at Wisconsin Conservatory of Lifelong Learning (1017 N. 12th Street) from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Sept. 21 at Reagan High School (4965 S. 20th Street) from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.
  • Monday, Sept. 23 at North Division High School (1011 W. Center Street) from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 25 at Vincent High School (7501 N. Granville Road) from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

MPS says the survey and listening sessions are in alignment with the district’s Five Priorities for Success:

  1. Increasing academic achievement and accountability
  2. Improving district and school culture
  3. Developing our staff
  4. Ensuring fiscal responsibility and transparency
  5. Strengthening communication and collaboration
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