public comment http://michiganradio.org en Grand Rapids school board will likely compromise on a policy regulating public comment http://michiganradio.org/post/grand-rapids-school-board-will-likely-compromise-policy-regulating-public-comment <p>The Grand Rapids Public School Board has a unique policy. People who want to talk about something that&rsquo;s not already on the agenda must sign up 5 days ahead of time, and explain to officials what they want to discuss.</p><p>Opponents of the policy say it intimidates people from expressing their concerns.</p><p>A special committee recommended the board get rid of the advance sign up requirement. But the comments will not be televised. Tue, 07 Jun 2011 04:26:07 +0000 Lindsey Smith 2775 at http://michiganradio.org Grand Rapids school board will likely compromise on a policy regulating public comment