Common Core Standards Remove Literature for Government Documents

Common Core Standards as dictated by the Federal Government are going to change a great many things with regard to curriculum in our schools. They are having a much greater impact than was originally anticipated and as with anything else Federally focused, local control is all but non-existent. See how “Common Core” is impacting the . . . → Read More: Common Core Standards Remove Literature for Government Documents

GPS – School Board Mtg – Jun 28, 2011 @ 7pm, District Offices

$301,671,504 is what it will cost taxpayers to educate students in Gilbert Public Schools for 2011-2012. $93.5 Million in revenues from where? $23.9 Million for debt service and $14 Million for Federal Projects? Teen Dating Abuse presentation to the public. . . . → Read More: GPS – School Board Mtg – Jun 28, 2011 @ 7pm, District Offices

GPS – School Board Mtg – May 10, 2011

School Board Packet Contents and Agenda Details:

Executive Session – Approval of 2 Principals and a Director of Curriculum. Presentation on new “Advisory Program” to be piloted at Campo Verde High School, presented by Principal Jared Ryan Approvals of Principals and Director of Curriculum Approval of Revised Budget 2010-2011. Check out details, some numbers are . . . → Read More: GPS – School Board Mtg – May 10, 2011

Atlas Shrugged – Part I

Does anyone remember… Who Is John Galt??? . . . → Read More: Atlas Shrugged – Part I

NCLB – No Child Left Behind, What it is… and isn’t!!!

NCLB stifles growth, kills incentive, and celebrates mediocrity!! So why do we embrace it? If our kids are so important to us and TEACHERs are the most valued resource in education, then why is they are paid so poorly on average with other certified employees? . . . → Read More: NCLB – No Child Left Behind, What it is… and isn’t!!!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!

Best wishes to all in 2011. May this year bring more joy, peace, and happiness.

ASBA – Arizona School Board Association

December 15-17, 2010 The Arizona School Board Association or ASBA held their 53rd Annual New Member Orientation and Training seminar wherein all newly elected school board members have the opportunity to attend an orientation seminar that includes but is not limited to, Open Meeting Law, School Policies, School Financing, and ASBA organizational details. The seminar . . . → Read More: ASBA – Arizona School Board Association

New Mailing List – Subscribe Now

Get all the GPS news from one place. Subscribe now to the mailing list that has it all!!! . . . → Read More: New Mailing List – Subscribe Now

We Had to Start Over – Technical Difficulties

Due to technical difficulties and hosting site changes, we have had to start this site over from scratch. You’ll see changes from time to time that we hope you see as enhancements to the site. We’re sorry for any information lost or previous posts you wish to see. We’ll rebuild the school board meeting agenda . . . → Read More: We Had to Start Over – Technical Difficulties