$225,000 contract approved for new MPS superintendent

Ed Graff, the superintendent of the Anchorage School District in Anchorage, Alaska, has been named the next superintendent of Minneapolis Public Schools. Photo courtesy of the Anchorage School District.

The Minneapolis School Board unanimously approved a three-year contract for incoming superintendent Ed Graff, according to Minneapolis Public Schools communications.

Dirk Tedmon, a spokesperson with MPS, says Graff's salary will be $225,000. There is no option in the contract for performance bonuses.

Graff will be starting in the beginning of July.

He will be taking a trip to the district next week.

He comes from Anchorage, AK where he was a superintendent for 3 years.

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