The Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) Office of Legislative Affairs serves as the link to city, county, state and federal elected officials by coordinating all aspects of governmental relations for MPS. The Office of Legislative Affairs represents MPS by building and maintaining relationships at the federal, state, and local levels and by working to provide information and assistance to these entities as needed. The Office of Legislative Affairs monitors federal, state, and local legislation that affects MPS and the broader K-12 education community, and actively supports legislation beneficial to MPS interests. In addition, the office develops the legislative agenda for the Milwaukee Public Schools District. The legislative agenda represents the district's legislative priorities and guides the department in its efforts.
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Milwaukee Public Schools, Wisconsin’s largest school district, is expanding college and career readiness efforts and continuing to implement innovative reforms that give every student the opportunity to succeed. MPS’ high-quality school options for 3-year-olds to high school seniors feature school climates in which positive behavior is reinforced; certified, highly-trained teachers; 21st-century learning technology for students; and curriculum aligned to the rigorous Common Core State Standards, which set a clear, high bar for the topics students must master at each grade level. MPS’ graduation rate is 14 points higher than the rate for the Class of 2000, its The Class of 2013 earned $24 million in scholarships and the district is home to some of the state’s best high schools according to the Washington Post and U.S. News and World Report. Visit mpsmke.com/news to learn more about MPS.