As taxpayers in the Grosse Pointe Public School System contemplate the continuation of millages that account for 25% of the district’s revenue, the recently published District Financial Transparency Series can be a tremendous source of information.
Five years ago our oldest daughter was about to start 2nd grade at Defer. As I am now, I could not have been happier with the care and education she was receiving. When the Defer PTO needed someone to attend a Board meeting, the topic of which was to promote the original adoption of the Sinking Fund millage, I willingly attended– eager to do what I could to help a district I was coming to really appreciate. If I only knew the ride I was in for starting that night. Continue reading