MPS Board of Education member resigns

A Minneapolis Public Schools Board of Education member has resigned.

The district on Wednesday confirmed that Josh Pauly stepped down from his seat, effective immediately.

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His decision comes on the ninth day of the teacher strike in the district.

Pauly served on the board as an at-large member since 2019. His term was set to end next year.

It wasn’t immediately clear why he resigned.

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