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Community Delivers a New Civics Program for New Grand Rapidians

The City of Grand Rapids and Grand Rapids Public Schools (GRPS) are launching an innovative program to help new residents better understand and participate in local government.

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Thank you!

Dear Parents, Staff, and Community,

I am writing to thank you for your unwavering commitment to the future of our children. Last night, I was pleased to watch the election results and see our non-homestead operating millage renewal pass with 71% of the vote. This will allow GRPS to continue to collect a vital $30 million each year in operating funds.

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Every first grader in GRPS to receive author Dan Santat’s book "After the Fall"

Good Things Happen to Readers will celebrate its fourth year on November 8, 2017.  Through a generous gift from an anonymous benefactor, each 1st grade student, 1,750 in all, will receive their own copy of the recently published book, After the Fall, by Dan Santat.

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