We reached out to each of the 7 candidates for the Grosse Ponte Public School System board of education to ask a few questions about technology in the district. Below is an excerpt of our “Tech Talk” with Jake Howlett. Please click here to read past interviews.
“[T]he existing contract with teachers requires the district to use its best efforts to meet certain fund equity targets each year. While this does not preclude using fund equity (on technology), it requires such use to be judicious and if possible, avoided.” Click here to read the full interview.
Grosse Pointe School Board Approves 2014-15 Budget 7-0
$500,000 from the General Fund will go to leasing new desktop and laptop computers for labs and classrooms
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$1.1 million from the Sinking Fund will go to upgrading infrastructure
Read the rest of the district’s budget documents here.