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One less controversy for future school votes

The Grosse Pointe Public School System communities experienced first hand the controversy of February elections with last year’s tech bond vote. Moving forward the February option has been effectively eliminated given new laws established in Michigan last week.

A review of the 2014 GPPSS annual audit

The 2013-14 financial year was particularly critical because it began with just $2 million in fund equity. Also the district ran a $3.5M deficit in 2012-13. The 2013-14 audit shows a dramatic turnaround.

A framework to fund GPPSS tech needs without a bond

Now that the Grosse Pointe Public School tech bond was overwhelmingly dismissed by voters it’s…

Past bond ballot data

Interesting data shared with me below. It shows the passage rate of school bonds in…

GP tech cloud debate misses the point

The debate around cloud computing and the proposed GP schools tech bond is raging –…

Troubling Trends

While important, the minutia of the Grosse Pointe Public School Systems proposed technology bond debate…

GPPSS Administration’s $27 million bond proposal

In the midst of the bond planning discussions, the Grosse Pointe Public School System administration…

Proposed Tech Bond Spending Breakdown

To facilitate a simpler means of grasping how the district has proposed spending the $50…

Bond proposes 20,788 computing devices

I was asked a couple of times today how many personal computers and tablets (such…

GP taxes fact check: You’re both wrong

In a case of dueling banjos, both out of tune, Grosse Pointe School Board members…

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