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AFT continues to be strong voice for public education in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE – Dr. Tony Baez, candidate for the 6th district of the Milwaukee Public School Board, today announced the endorsement from the American Federation of Teachers Local 212.

Luz Sosa, vice president of AFT Local 212, said, “Today more than ever we need to elect someone with experience, dedication, and a strong commitment to public education, bilingual education and the Latino community. Dr. Tony Baez is the best candidate that meets these needs.”

Baez said, “I’m excited to have the support of AFT Local 212 who have been the collective voice of the Milwaukee Area Technical College’s faculty. I look forward to working with everyone in the city to find solutions to our greatest educational challenges and AFT will continue to be a voice for public education alongside the MPS board in the coming years ahead.”

Dr. Tony Baez is currently an education consultant and national expert on many of the educational issues facing MPS. He holds a Ph.D. in urban education from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee and resides on the city’s near south side. The general election is Tuesday, April 4, 2017.

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