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Letter: School choice is crossing party lines - SouthCoastToday.com

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Letter: School choice is crossing party lines
SouthCoastToday.com
Though it is popular for Democrats to criticize Republicans for cutting aid to education, emasculating the teachers union and generally messing with the heads of our children, none other than New York's Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, son of the late ...

Education, not prevailing wage, early focus for Michigan Senate GOP - Crain's Detroit Business

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2015-01-27 21:46

Crain's Detroit Business

Education, not prevailing wage, early focus for Michigan Senate GOP
Crain's Detroit Business
The education bills, including a proposed "early-warning" plan to detect financial problems in K-12 districts sooner, are among the Senate GOP's priorities in the next three months, Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof of West Olive said. Other goals ...
Education bills a top early focus for Senate RepublicansMonroe Evening News
Education, not prevailing wage, early focus for Senate GOPAlbany Times Union

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Davenport school board postpones start date decision - Quad City Times

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2015-01-27 14:30

Davenport school board postpones start date decision
Quad City Times
Board member Nikki DeFauw proposed the postponement until Branstad amends his current directive to the Department of Education or until the March 15 deadline. “We'll do what we can. We'll advocate our positions,” ... getting trumped here. Tourism is ...

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Education, not prevailing wage, early focus for Senate GOP - Albany Times Union

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2015-01-27 13:43

Albany Times Union

Education, not prevailing wage, early focus for Senate GOP
Albany Times Union
The education bills, including a proposed "early-warning" plan to detect financial problems in K-12 districts sooner, are among the Senate GOP's priorities in the next three months, Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof of West Olive said. Other goals ...

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Education, not prevailing wage, early focus for Senate GOP - SFGate

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2015-01-27 13:20

Education, not prevailing wage, early focus for Senate GOP
SFGate
Meekhof said tax cuts — possibly an income tax reduction — are a "ways out" from being considered but "always at the top of our list." State revenue is $289 million short of projections in the current year and ... One of the vetoed measures contained ...
Education bills a top early focus for Senate Republicansminbcnews.com

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Meekhof: GOP frustration has subsided after Snyder vetoes - The Morning Sun

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2015-01-27 11:53

Meekhof: GOP frustration has subsided after Snyder vetoes
The Morning Sun
The education bills, including a proposed “early-warning” plan to detect financial problems in K-12 districts earlier, are among the Senate GOP's priorities in the next three months, Senate Majority Leader Arlan Meekhof of West Olive said. Other goals ...

Business neighbors news for the week of Jan. 25, 2015 - York Daily Record/Sunday News

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2015-01-27 10:44

Business neighbors news for the week of Jan. 25, 2015
York Daily Record/Sunday News
Wagman Companies sponsors food drives: Wagman Companies, a full service general contractor headquartered in York, sponsored food drives in their Pennsylvania and Virginia offices this fall. Wagman's York offices teamed up to sponsor a "Stick it to ...

VA Announces Major Department Realignment - Defense One

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2015-01-27 10:40

VA Announces Major Department Realignment
Defense One
For instance, the Veterans Benefits Administration, which oversees benefits including compensation, home loans and education, is made up of four regions. The Veterans Health ... This is not about cutting jobs.” Snyder added that the department is ...

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Education bills a top early focus for Senate Republicans - Monroe Evening News

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2015-01-27 10:01

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Education bills a top early focus for Senate Republicans
Monroe Evening News
Meekhof also told reporters that Republicans want to boost funding to address a backlog of processing rape evidence. The Senate GOP's longer-term goals include tax cuts and moving to a "shall-issue" system when state environmental permits are renewed.
Education, not prevailing wage, early focus for Senate GOPAlbany Times Union

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Davenport school board postpones start date decision - Quad City Times

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2015-01-27 06:38

Davenport school board postpones start date decision
Quad City Times
Board member Nikki DeFauw proposed the postponement until Branstad amends his current directive to the Department of Education or until the March 15 deadline. “We'll do what we can. We'll advocate our positions,” ... getting trumped here. Tourism is ...

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New president of Detroit teachers union looks for collaboration with ... - World Socialist Web Site

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2015-01-27 01:08

World Socialist Web Site

New president of Detroit teachers union looks for collaboration with ...
World Socialist Web Site
Although he won the election by exploiting the disgust of teachers with the DFT—which has been a partner in the destruction of public education and teachers' conditions for decades—Conn differs from his predecessors only in rhetoric, not substance ...

The political struggle facing Detroit teachers - World Socialist Web Site

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2015-01-27 01:00

The political struggle facing Detroit teachers
World Socialist Web Site
After decades of budget cutting, school closures and teacher layoffs, the corporate and political establishment in Detroit is moving for the wholesale privatization of the public schools. ... Fresh from outsourcing public services and jobs in Flint and ...

The political struggle facing Detroit teachers - World Socialist Web Site

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2015-01-27 01:00

The political struggle facing Detroit teachers
World Socialist Web Site
After decades of budget cutting, school closures and teacher layoffs, the corporate and political establishment in Detroit is moving for the wholesale privatization of the public schools. ... Fresh from outsourcing public services and jobs in Flint and ...

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Davenport board postpones start date decision - Quad City Times

Snyder's Education Cuts - Mon, 2015-01-26 22:23

Davenport board postpones start date decision
Quad City Times
The concerned mother of a Davenport North High School student has begun a grassroots campaign to address inequity in the allocation of state funds to Iowa schools — in particular, the Davenport Community School District. Julie DeSalvo, via an email ...

New $103M midyear deficit because of oil price plummet - Monroe News Star

Snyder's Education Cuts - Mon, 2015-01-26 18:52

Monroe News Star

New $103M midyear deficit because of oil price plummet
Monroe News Star
As always, the largest areas of discretionary spending — and therefore, the most vulnerable to cuts — are health care services and public colleges. Nichols said the Jindal administration is “still striving” to shield higher education from midyear cuts.

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VA Announces Major Department Realignment - GovExec.com

Snyder's Education Cuts - Mon, 2015-01-26 17:07

VA Announces Major Department Realignment
GovExec.com
For instance, the Veterans Benefits Administration, which oversees benefits including compensation, home loans and education, is made up of four regions. The Veterans Health ... This is not about cutting jobs.” Snyder added that the department is ...

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Holocaust survivors featured in new documentary - Naples Daily News

Snyder's Education Cuts - Mon, 2015-01-26 16:15

Naples Daily News

Holocaust survivors featured in new documentary
Naples Daily News
Even though it is not a dramatic film, it's people we know and love who are telling their story," Amy Snyder, executive director of the Holocaust Museum of Southwest Florida, said. "I've heard their histories before, and this still hit me very ... I ...

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Community rallies to spare CCES from budget ax - Advocateanddemocrat

Snyder's Education Cuts - Mon, 2015-01-26 15:09

Community rallies to spare CCES from budget ax
Advocateanddemocrat
Among the proposed cuts by Director of Schools Tim Blankenship was making the principal position a full-time split teaching/principal job. Currently, the school system is only funded by the state's Basic Education Program (BEP) for a halftime principal ...

Anti-Tax Republican Governors Are Raising Taxes On The Poor and Middle Class - PoliticusUSA

Snyder's Education Cuts - Mon, 2015-01-26 13:02

Anti-Tax Republican Governors Are Raising Taxes On The Poor and Middle Class
PoliticusUSA
Even though most Republican governors are wary of going all-in on tax cuts for the rich and corporations like trickle-down failure Kansas governor Sam Brownback, they are going all in to raise taxes on their poor and middle class residents to avoid ...

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The eight GOP governors who have shifted on taxes - Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

Snyder's Education Cuts - Mon, 2015-01-26 09:47

Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)

The eight GOP governors who have shifted on taxes
Atlanta Journal Constitution (blog)
Brian Sandoval, a Republican, has proposed a $1.1 billion tax increase for education;. — In Kansas, Gov. Sam Brownback, whose tax cuts sent state government services into a tailspin, is advocating increases in taxes on liquor and cigarettes;. — Gov ...

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