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Forest Hills Public Schools Resolve $9.5 Million Budget 2011 Shortfall

Forest Hills Public Schools Resolve $9.5 Million Budget 2011 Shortfall

Budget woes for school districts are not news for communities today,

as the monetary belt tightens for school districts all over the United States.

But the Grand Rapids Forest Hills Public School District has done a great

job of planning ahead AND getting concessions from their teaching and

support staff.  The recent budget shortfall was lessened by a $7.5

million voluntary decrease in staff and teaching compensation alterations.

The other $2 million will come from the district’s strategic reserves.


PineRidgeElementarySchool thumb Forest Hills Public Schools Resolve $9.5 Million Budget 2011 Shortfall


Good schools are valued by the people who live in the community

and Forest Hills has been ranked the number one school district in Kent

County by Grand Rapids Magazine.







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Comment balloon 2 commentsTerry & Bonnie Westbrook • September 01 2011 11:42AM


WOW!  That's huge!  Great news for the Forest Hlls Public School System and KUDOS to the teachers and staff who obviously care about the children in the area!

Posted by Eleanor Thorne, Equity Resources 919-649-5058 (Equity Resources) about 9 years ago

Yes, it is a Huge investment in our school system  by the teachers and staff. 

Posted by Terry & Bonnie Westbrook, Westbrook Realty - Grand Rapids Forest Hills MI Re (Westbrook Realty Broker-Owner) about 9 years ago

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