‘Big deal:’ Italian consul general considers Milwaukee school for prestigious designation

Dec 11, 2018 1880

BY: Kasey Chronis

It was a rare opportunity for one Milwaukee school -- and it came with a big reward. "This is the official visit, first official visit in Wisconsin -- and I'm very happy to be here," said Giuseppe Finocchiaro, Italian consul general. Finocchiaro is based in Chicago -- and on Monday, Dec. 10, he traveled to Milwaukee's Italian Immersion School.

"It is a real model for many other schools," Finocchiaro said. "Just amazing to see the light bulbs go on in our young people when they're doing something they are truly successful at," said Keith Posley, superintendent for Milwaukee Public Schools.

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SOURCE: https://fox6now.com

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