Milwaukee Biz Blog: Waiting for Superman is a false hope

“We need to love our kids more than the institutions in which they are educated.”
– Former MPS Superintendent Howard Fuller


Peterson, Jasna, Fuller, Brown, Korte, Andrekopolus, and now Thornton… all are on the list of former Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) superintendents, just during the period I have been president of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce (MMAC).

It is often noted that MPS superintendents should play for the NFL (noted for its acronym Not For Long), as they have a tenure shorter than most NFL linemen.

Unstable leadership should not diminish the importance of MPS to Milwaukee’s future, nor should it cause us to take our eye off the ball of increasing student performance.

Read more in last week’s Milwaukee Biz Blog by Tim Sheehy.

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