Snyder's Education Cuts

From the Daily: Minimizing maternal deaths - The Michigan Daily

Wed, 2014-07-23 23:11

From the Daily: Minimizing maternal deaths
The Michigan Daily
While this number is highly unacceptable, it's not surprising given the linkpercent of the city's population live below the poverty line, which is only made worse by a lack of education and deteriorated living conditions. Women in poverty are less ...

The Source Of The Nile Decoded 2 - GhanaWeb

Wed, 2014-07-23 21:10

The Source Of The Nile Decoded 2
GhanaWeb
Citizenship; social equality; accountability; mass quality (critical thinking) education; probity; gender equality; tolerance; transparency; social justice; mutual respectability; strategic planning; and patriotism capture the idiomatic essence of ...

Union Misstatements - Michigan Capitol Confidential

Wed, 2014-07-23 15:21

Michigan Capitol Confidential

Union Misstatements
Michigan Capitol Confidential
This is a direct result of the $1 billion cut to public education Gov. ... The state dollars spent on K-12 education has increased every year Snyder has been in office going from $11.01 billion in 2011-12 to $11.21 billion in 2012-13 to $11.60 billion ...

Snyder's campaign met with ambivalence - WOODTV.com

Wed, 2014-07-23 14:45

SFGate

Snyder's campaign met with ambivalence
WOODTV.com
But conservative activists are angry about his embrace of the Medicaid expansion in the health care overhaul, Common Core education standards and proposed higher gasoline taxes to improve roads. Snyder also defied fellow Republicans by committing state ...
Rick Snyder's Campaign Met With AmbivalenceHuffington Post
Michigan governor's campaign met with ambivalenceEl Paso Inc.

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Rob Portman's Field of Dreams - National Review Online (blog)

Wed, 2014-07-23 14:37

Rob Portman's Field of Dreams
National Review Online (blog)
... 55 and 69 percent. Once one factors out the large numbers of college-educated, middle-income whites who belong to public-sector unions (teachers, social workers, bureaucrats) who are likely to remain Democratic voters, it's obvious there are not ...

Michigan governor's campaign met with ambivalence - Insurance News Net

Wed, 2014-07-23 14:25

Michigan governor's campaign met with ambivalence
Insurance News Net
But instead of cruising to re-election on the fulfillment of his 2010 promises, Snyder's bid has been met with ambivalence by parts of his own party. Some Republicans ... The business community adores him for overhauling the tax system and delivering ...

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Eight candidates vying for state representative seat - Clarkston News

Wed, 2014-07-23 10:47

Eight candidates vying for state representative seat
Clarkston News
"As an Independence Township trustee, I have worked hard to make government more accountable and to cut government spending. ... "My primary goal is to go to Lansing to help Governor Snyder and the legislature create more jobs and build our economy ...

Thirsting for Democracy in Detroit: Activists Resist Water Service Shutoffs ... - Truth-Out

Wed, 2014-07-23 09:48

The Guardian

Thirsting for Democracy in Detroit: Activists Resist Water Service Shutoffs ...
Truth-Out
For residents whose access to water has been cut off, the meaning of the law now appears inverted in practice. Lawsuits like Phillips v. Snyder and the NAACP v. Snyder challenged the legality of PA 436, arguing that the replacement of elected officials ...
Detroit residents fight back over water shutoff: 'It's a life-or-death situation'The Guardian

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Wonkbook: What you need to know about Obamacare's wild day in court - Washington Post (blog)

Wed, 2014-07-23 08:43

Wonkbook: What you need to know about Obamacare's wild day in court
Washington Post (blog)
Because so many of Obamacare's 2014 enrollees signed up at the very end of the enrollment window, they haven't filed a ton of medical claims for insurers to work from....Big cuts are most likely from insurers that were especially cautious about 2014 ...

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Labor Voices: Charter schools fail the test of time - The Detroit News

Wed, 2014-07-23 00:07

Labor Voices: Charter schools fail the test of time
The Detroit News
Today, 50 traditional public school districts are in deficit. This is a direct result of the $1 billion cut to public education Gov. Rick Snyder pushed through in his first year in office. At the same time, Michigan charter schools continue to receive ...

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Getting Rural Kids Walking and Biking: A Case Study From Northeast Iowa - Streetsblog Capitol Hill (blog)

Tue, 2014-07-22 17:20

Getting Rural Kids Walking and Biking: A Case Study From Northeast Iowa
Streetsblog Capitol Hill (blog)
Though dedicated federal funding was stripped out in the current transportation law, SRTS funds have helped improve sidewalks, crosswalks, bike lanes, and other infrastructure near schools, as well as education and enforcement. However, most SRTS ...

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Getting Rural Kids Walking and Biking: A Case Study From Northeast Iowa - Streetsblog Capitol Hill (blog)

Tue, 2014-07-22 17:20

Getting Rural Kids Walking and Biking: A Case Study From Northeast Iowa
Streetsblog Capitol Hill (blog)
Though dedicated federal funding was stripped out in the current transportation law, SRTS funds have helped improve sidewalks, crosswalks, bike lanes, and other infrastructure near schools, as well as education and enforcement. However, most SRTS ...

Detroit's Fight for Water Rights Is Showing How to Battle (and Beat) Austerity - The Nation. (blog)

Tue, 2014-07-22 13:54

The Nation. (blog)

Detroit's Fight for Water Rights Is Showing How to Battle (and Beat) Austerity
The Nation. (blog)
The austerity agenda as it plays out on the ground in American cities is often so relentless in demanding cuts in public services that it is easy to imagine that it cannot be upended. And that goes double for Detroit, where Michigan Governor Rick ...

Struggle for Water Rights in Detroit Is Showing How to Fight (and Beat) Austerity - The Nation. (blog)

Tue, 2014-07-22 13:54

The Nation. (blog)

Struggle for Water Rights in Detroit Is Showing How to Fight (and Beat) Austerity
The Nation. (blog)
The austerity agenda as it plays out on the ground in American cities is often so relentless in demanding cuts in public services that it is easy to imagine that it cannot be upended. And that goes double for Detroit, where Michigan Governor Rick ...
Detroit residents fight back over water shutoff: 'It's a life-or-death situation'The Guardian
Detroit Suspends Water Shutoffs After Protests and UN CondemnationTriple Pundit
If Obama really cared about black people ...allvoices

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Ivy Tech Dual Credits Cuts Cost of College - Inside Indiana Business (press release)

Tue, 2014-07-22 10:57

Ivy Tech Dual Credits Cuts Cost of College
Inside Indiana Business (press release)
Ivy Tech Dual Credits Cuts Cost of College. InsideINdianaBusiness.com Report. Ivy Tech ... “Ivy Tech is committed to keeping college affordable, especially as the cost of tuition continues to rise,” Thomas J. Snyder, President of Ivy Tech Community ...

Ivy Tech Dual Credits Cuts Cost of College - Inside Indiana Business (press release)

Tue, 2014-07-22 10:57

Ivy Tech Dual Credits Cuts Cost of College
Inside Indiana Business (press release)
Ivy Tech Dual Credits Cuts Cost of College. InsideINdianaBusiness.com Report. Ivy Tech ... “Ivy Tech is committed to keeping college affordable, especially as the cost of tuition continues to rise,” Thomas J. Snyder, President of Ivy Tech Community ...

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Changes urged after Ionia prison break - South Bend Tribune

Tue, 2014-07-22 08:52

Changes urged after Ionia prison break
South Bend Tribune
... to conduct an independent probe by Gov. Rick Snyder, blamed Michael Elliot's 24-hour escape on problems with video surveillance, fences, motion detectors and prisoner counts, along with a "dereliction of duties" by control center officers and ...

Gov. Corbett pressures lawmakers in pension fight - Meadville Tribune

Tue, 2014-07-22 07:06

Gov. Corbett pressures lawmakers in pension fight
Meadville Tribune
Almost every district in the state has cut jobs since Corbett took office in January 2011, according to a survey by the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrations and Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials. The Shenango ... That ...

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Detroit Suspends Water Shutoffs After Protests and UN Condemnation - Triple Pundit

Tue, 2014-07-22 05:04

Triple Pundit

Detroit Suspends Water Shutoffs After Protests and UN Condemnation
Triple Pundit
To date, the city has cut off water service to about 16,000 households, with another 324,000 overdue water and sewage accounts facing potential shut-off. That's over 40 percent of the ... Rick Snyder appointed an emergency financial manager for the ...

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Letter: Mark Schauer shows no ideas, only half-truths - Battle Creek Enquirer

Mon, 2014-07-21 16:45

Letter: Mark Schauer shows no ideas, only half-truths
Battle Creek Enquirer
Education continues to be a huge topic in Michigan and the largest argument has been Mark Schauer claiming that Rick Snyder cut 1 billion dollars from education. The year in question was the 2011 budget, and another news source just worked to clear ...

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