Items Tagged with 'Grand Rapids Public School'

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VAI partners with Grand Rapids school district

December 3, 2014
The “scientists on the hill” are partnering with public school educators to change how they teach science to students. Read More

GRPS: a remarkable reversal of trends

November 7, 2014
Grand Rapids Public Schools last month announced a reversal of trends and, in fact, likely set a record to be matched among Michigan’s urban public school districts. Read More

GR schools reward staff for work on enrollment

Unified bargaining agreement emphasizes district’s reinvestment in its employees.

November 7, 2014
On the heels of a successful district-wide collaboration to retain and recruit students, Grand Rapids Public Schools is giving back to its teachers and support staff after posting the single best count day in 20 years. Read More

Street Talk: GRPS bandwagon is going to pass you

Term limits.

August 15, 2014
Despite the negative comments you’ve heard in the recent past, it’s turning the corner and you’d better hop on before it’s too late. Read More

Founders Bank & Trust teaches financial literacy to tech-savvy generation

GRPS students will learn about insurance, loans, mortgages and 401(k)s in a ‘video game’ atmosphere.

August 8, 2014
A local bank is bringing an interactive program back to school this fall at several GRPS schools to increase students’ understanding of personal finance skills through adaptive simulations and educational videos. Read More

‘Climate of collaboration’ is making GRPS a national model

February 21, 2014
Various reports and projections on the West Michigan and Michigan economy are showing notable upticks, providing at least short-term confidence to further fuel growth. Read More

Wolverine steps up to help young builders

GRPS construction students partner with companies to learn trades.

January 31, 2014
Earlier this winter, Gideon Sanders watched as students loaded into buses wearing sweatshirts, baseball caps and sneakers. Read More

Inside Track: Mark Frost helps connect students to future careers

Leading West Michigan businesses cast their lot with GRPS Center of Innovation job-readiness program.

August 30, 2013
As Mark Frost guided Steelcase executives around Central High School, they stumbled upon a huge collection of yearbooks — all but three of the volumes since 1893. Read More

GRPS, Public Museum and Kendall team up to create a school

August 23, 2013
Grand Rapids Public Museum recently began a campaign to remind Grand Rapids residents that the museum’s extensive collection of artifacts belongs to them. Read More

Early Learning invests $350K in Roosevelt Park neighborhood

July 5, 2013
The Early Learning Neighborhood Collaborative has taken another step in its mission to provide care for the children of Grand Rapids’ most-impoverished neighborhoods. Read More