Thursday, January 6, 2011

Foundation Grant Definition

The Legislative Committee will focus on education of the parents in the EGRPS school district to arm each parent to advocate on behalf of public education. The first definition will be The Foundation Grant.

Foundation Grant

The foundation grant is the money given to a school district for each student in public school in the State of Michigan. The foundation grant was established under Proposal A of 1994 which took school funding out of local districts’ hands. The State of Michigan has funded schools since this time for the purpose of alleviating property taxes on homes and to decrease the disparity in funding between the richest and poorest school districts in the state.