GPS – School Board Mtg – Aug 23, 2011 @ 7pm, District Offices

Public meeting starts @ 7pm after the board adjourns the executive session which starts at 6:15pm regarding appointment of a new Director of Vocational Education.

Location: District Office Complex, 140 S. Gilbert Rd., Gilbert, AZ (SE corner of Gilbert & Elliott from West side) in the large conference room.

See the meeting agenda at the . . . → Read More: GPS – School Board Mtg – Aug 23, 2011 @ 7pm, District Offices

GPS Admins more valued than Teachers?

No stipends for GPS Elementary Teachers. Superintendent Dr. Dave Allison says, “It’s now part of your job.” . . . → Read More: GPS Admins more valued than Teachers?

Private Schools supported by GPS with Federal Funds!

GPS acknowledges private schools are “more efficient and cost effective”. In 2010-11, GPS spent $27,277 for 26 children attending private school. . . . → Read More: Private Schools supported by GPS with Federal Funds!

GPS – School Board Mtg – Jul 26, 2011 @ 6:15pm, District Offices

GPS – School Board Mtg – Jul 26, 2011 @ 6:15pm, District Offices

Working session – 6:15pm, Bullying Policy

Regular Session – 7pm

The agenda indicates a revisitation and approval of the stipend (supplementary salary) schedule, but a recent change in the agenda may limit discussion to Junior High School only.

There are other . . . → Read More: GPS – School Board Mtg – Jul 26, 2011 @ 6:15pm, District Offices

Is GPS hiding its budgets????

Is Public Education expensive @ $8,200 per student? How much do you think a year of K-12 education should cost? . . . → Read More: Is GPS hiding its budgets????

Investigative Reporter vs. Gossip Columnist

Where’s the beef? ‘Cause it’s not in the Arizona Republic – Like Carmen SanDiego, where in the world is Hayley Ringle???? . . . → Read More: Investigative Reporter vs. Gossip Columnist

$301 Million @ over $8,265/student for GPS education

Over $8K per student for public district schools… Where does it all go? How about $52 Million for debt service and federal programs just for starters. . . . → Read More: $301 Million @ over $8,265/student for GPS education

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 – Jun 14, 2011 @ 7pm, District Offices

School Board Meeting – Tuesday, June 14, 2011 @ 7pm at the district offices located at 140 S. Gilbert Rd, Gilbert, AZ.

The agenda for this meeting was amended at the last minute to remove the executive session, and delay approval of the appointment of a new Director of Technology. GPS admins have been receiving . . . → Read More: GPS – School Board Mtg – Jun 14, 2011 @ 7pm, District Offices

$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???