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The Slimy, Rushed, Corrupt Real Estate Deal that Will Cost MPS Millions

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This is horrendous, even for MPS.

What lengths will MPS go in order to avoid selling an empty school to a competitive choice school? They are willing to sell the empty Malcolm X school for $2 million, only to lease it back to themselves at $1 million per year for the next four years, all while paying for their own improvements.
On Monday evening, after weeks of bad public relations over not selling the empty Malcolm X school to St. Marcus, the Milwaukee School Board voted to sell the empty building - to themselves. 

Read the rest. Be prepared to be outraged.

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