Click on the headings below to learn more about how public schools are currently funded in Michigan, the latest from EGR Public School’s Legislative Committee, updates from School News Network and more to stay informed about education in our community.

How Public Schools are Funded: The EGR Public Schools Community Budget Guide

To learn all you ever wanted to know about how public schools are currently funded in the state of Michigan and why EGRPS is facing financial challenges, please read the EGRPS Community Budget Guide.

EGRPS Legislative Committee

Keep up to date on the latest education updates from Lansing and calls to action with the EGRPS Legislative Blog and the Legislative Committee Facebook Page

EGRPS NEWS on School News Network

Read about the latest news from across the district and find educational issue updates on School News Network.

The East Grand Rapids Public Schools website offers more in-depth information about our district, educational offerings and programs.


Learn about the East Grand Rapids Schools Foundation endowment, EGRFOREVER!, an on-going way to support teaching and learning in the EGRPS schools.

Also find out about EGRNOW!, a way to immediately support projects and programs in our district and have an immediate impact.

EGRPS Budget and EGR Now Presentation 2017

This is the Budget Workshop Presentation made by Kevin Philipps and Amy Stuursma in Spring 2017. This provides detailed information an how the district can achieve a structurally balanced budget for the 2017-2018 school year given the latest state funding information at the time of the presentation.