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G.R. Students Will Be Able to Get a Head Start in College
Starting this fall, some high school students will be able to take college courses.
The Grand Rapids Public School and Grand Rapids Community College teamed up to create an 'Early Middle College' program. This will allow students to take college classes that will earn them credit towards ge…
Today is ‘Count Day’ for Public Schools
Today, Wednesday, October 7 is one of two designated "count days" as required by the State School Aid Act to determine state funding for Michigan’s K-12 public school districts. Funding is based on the total student count/attendance on those two days. Obviously, it is vitally important tha…
GVSU and MSU GR Campus Closed Monday + GRPS Update
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All campuses of GVSU will be closed Monday, January 6 due to extreme weather. Only essential employees should report. If you are a student or have a student at GVSU, the Fresh Food Company and Kleiner Commons are open Sunday and Monday to serve food...
GRPS Superintendent Bernard Taylor Up For Another Job
Just earlier this week we told you about the GRPS survey which asks the public to help them identify what they should be looking for in the next GRPS Superintendent.  Current Superintendent Bernard Taylor is set to remain with GRPS through the rest of this school year.  That may chang…
Grand Rapids Public Schools Need Your Cash For Repairs!
Taxes are a fact of life, but at a time when our country is fighting a recession it seems like poor timing for anyone to even think of raising them -- especially in Michigan!
Come November 8th, Grand Rapidians will be asked to approve a millage increase to help the Grand Rapids Public School dis…
GRPS Face Cuts With Governor’s New Budget Plan
Everyone of us is aware that Michigan needs a new plan to pull together and start saving money for future needs. 
Pulling purse strings tighter comes with a price from budget cuts for the elderly to school funding.
For example, the Grand Rapids Board-O-Education is facing a $25 millon dollar…