$650K for a traffic light???

GPS Board members spend over $1,000,000 dollars of tax-payer monies for a decent night’s sleep. . . . → Read More: $650K for a traffic light???

GPS – School Board Mtg – May 24, 2011 @ 7pm, District Offices

GPS hires 4 admins, spends $716K on traffic issues, and approves the Memorandum of Understanding for the local teacher’s union. . . . → Read More: GPS – School Board Mtg – May 24, 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

Gov Brewer signs SB1263 – Gilbert Public Schools Can Now Dive Into Debt

New Bonding Initiatives are just around the corner. AZ Legislature lifting debt ceiling for public school districts. Administrators going back to the well to think up new reasons why they need cash… . . . → Read More: Gov Brewer signs SB1263 – Gilbert Public Schools Can Now Dive Into Debt

GPS – School Board Mtg – April 26, 2011

GPS School Board Mtg – Tuesday, April 26, 2011 @ 7pm located at the GPS District Offices, 140 S. Gilbert Rd, Gilbert.

Features in this meeting include: Teacher pay for performance details. What is this? For those who were around for Gov. Hull’s efforts to bring more dollars into the classroom by increasing sales tax . . . → Read More: GPS – School Board Mtg – April 26, 2011

GPS Recognized for Low Administrative Costs

We’re pleased to report on achievement and give recognition where it is deserved. Thus, we are pleased to report that the State of Arizona auditor general has released a report that shows GPS is ranked 1st in the state for the amount of dollars finding their way into the classroom. A short video from ABC-15 . . . → Read More: GPS Recognized for Low Administrative Costs

Adjacent Ways – New Budget Update

Spending for $510K stop-light resurrected. New cost?? Unknown. Come see all the new ways GPS intends to abuse the Adjacent Ways budget. . . . → Read More: Adjacent Ways – New Budget Update

Got Conflict? Part-2 LOBBYING (Cont’d)

“Wait, you might ask, isn’t it illegal to spend public funds on ballot measures? – Get the answer here. . . . → Read More: Got Conflict? Part-2 LOBBYING (Cont’d)

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!!!

$6.8Millon for New Light Bulbs

$6.8 Million in NEW bonds added to existing $300Million++ of existing debt service. WITHOUT VOTER APPROVAL!!! How?? . . . → Read More: $6.8Millon for New Light Bulbs