$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???

Stipends vs. Supplemental Salaries

Not all teachers are equal… some are more equal than others. . . . → Read More: Stipends vs. Supplemental Salaries

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 – School Board Mtg – BUDGET DISCUSSION!!!!

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 @ 6pm is a working session for Budget Update. You can see the board packet with agenda, and all the stuffings by clicking the link below. Unfortunately, you will not find a great deal regarding the budget, proposed cuts and/or revenue boosting through increased fees and such. Come and listen to . . . → Read More: GPS – School Board Mtg – BUDGET DISCUSSION!!!!