Current MMSD Issues

(items marked with * have been passed by the board, others are under discussion)

  • Focus on Reading, Attendance and Graduation
  • Reorganization*
  • 4K*
  • Interest in Innovative and Alternative Programs
  • HS Plan
  • Strategic Plan*
  • Reading Program Evaluation
  • Cultural Relevance in Elementary Schools*
  • Student transitions across grades
  • Expansion of AVID
  • Implementing Individual learning plan for K-5, 9
  • Phoenix Program (new Expulsion Plan)*
  • K-12 Alignment
  • Career and technical education
  • Ready Set Goal Conferences*
  • Professional Collaboration days*
  • Support for wireless and broadband improvements*
  • Implementation of Fine Arts Task Force, TAG and Math Plans*
  • Passage of Referendum*
  • Elimination of class and a half for Fine Arts*
  • Revision of email system*
  • Expanded Alternative Programs (NEON, LEAP,GED02)*
  • Support of Badger Rock, Wright MS charters*
  • Expansion of summer school
  • Implementation of Teacher and Parent Councils*
  • Sustainability Planning*
  • Energy Management Program*
  • Facility Maintenance Plan*
  • Global Academy*
  • Establishment of 5 Year Budget Committee
  • Development of plans to refinance District
  • Evaluations of District Programs
  • Expand fund balance by approximately $15 Million by going from AA Bond rating to AAA Bond rating
  • Refinance WRS Unfunded Prior Service Liability
  • Plan to incorporate student achievement data into core performance measures