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Archive of posts published in the tag: Michigan Public School Funding

Living on the edge

The GPPSS’ company among districts that pay above average teacher salaries and have below average ratios of pupils to teachers is dwindling and the risks of doing so are great. The Board of Education ought to heed the warning signs and contemplate how the district will maintain this position.

Should Michigan have spent another $38b on K-12?

The Drake¬†report was¬†published this week. It asserts that the State of Michigan is cutting taxes…

Technology one area where state SHOULD meddle

Election Day tomorrow will see schools in just the Metro Detroit area seek well over…

Unbundling recent education reform activity in Michigan

With the election behind and a lame duck session in front of them, we can…

Is Grosse Pointe really a donor district?

A frequent claim among taxpayers in the Grosse Pointe Public School System is that we…

Budget trend more important than point in time measure

At the Board of Education meeting on June 25th, we passed the 2012-13 budget. My…

GPPSS Financial Benchmark Report and Analysis

Several years ago the Board of Education adopted a new policy that annually a report…

School aid bills vary only by amount of funding reduction

The School Aid Bill proposals in the State of Michigan that will determine K-12 funding…

MPSERS reform report published

Late in 2011, Michigan Speaker of the House Jase Bolger and Senate Majority Leader Randy…

New depths for old obligations

I’ve written about the state of Michigan’s public school employee retirement system (MPSERS) so much,…

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