Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Grand Rapids Public Schools are doing more with less

For all the talk about Michigan's urban public schools failing to be efficient, the fact is, GRPS has managed to balance its budget despite an almost 50% decrease in state aid over the last few years.  When our legislators perpetuate a perception of public schools as wasteful and poor stewards of resources -- and use that myth as a way to justify draconian budget cuts -- we need to set the record straight.  In this video of a recent Rapid Growth event, learn about what GRPS has been doing and what its plans are for the future.