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Advances – Week of Nov. 23, 2014 - wwlp.com

Fri, 2014-11-21 22:10

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Advances – Week of Nov. 23, 2014
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Deval Patrick used his executive powers this week to cut the state budget by $198 million and asked the Legislature to pass a bill to facilitate another $57 million in additional budget cuts. Since then ... BOARD OF EDUCATION: The Board of Elementary ...
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Rise of the Rust Belt Republicans - Politico

Fri, 2014-11-21 19:50

Politico

Rise of the Rust Belt Republicans
Politico
Rick Snyder. The four heartland governors are all considering bids for the GOP presidential nomination, looking to run as Rust Belt success stories who can revive the party's Reagan Democrat coalition and speak to the middle class in a way Mitt Romney ...

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Fayetteville conference aims to improve support for military families - WNCN

Fri, 2014-11-21 16:02

Fayetteville conference aims to improve support for military families
WNCN
The theme for this year's conference was “Moving Families Forward During Challenging Times.” John Freudenberg with the Partnership for Children said the theme reflected sequestration concerns and cuts in military budgets that show communities need to ...

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Snyder aims to revamp Detroit schools - The Detroit News

Fri, 2014-11-21 00:06

The Detroit News

Snyder aims to revamp Detroit schools
The Detroit News
Lansing — A recommendation this week by education reformers for a centralized system where Detroit parents would enroll their children in school is seen as the first step toward a broader debate about how to reshape public school management within the ...

The MBA scholarship wars - Fortune

Thu, 2014-11-20 12:52

Fortune

The MBA scholarship wars
Fortune
Rivers of scholarship cash are flowing from schools to candidates—well over $200 million a year from the top 25 U.S. business schools alone—drastically cutting MBA costs for many students. As the money pours forth, it's countering the rise in tuition ...

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Listen up Linda: Cuts to the janitorial staff are not an option - Tufts Daily

Thu, 2014-11-20 11:21

Tufts Daily

Listen up Linda: Cuts to the janitorial staff are not an option
Tufts Daily
Tufts' recycling habits will not improve by firing janitors, they will improve when the university takes measures to educate its faculty and students about consumption and waste disposal. Returning to efficiency as her second ideological pillar, Snyder ...

County Commissioners seek help locally to keep drug team in area - Crawford county avalanche

Thu, 2014-11-20 08:46

County Commissioners seek help locally to keep drug team in area
Crawford county avalanche
But budget cuts forced Wakefield to pull the deputy from STING in order to keep the school liaison officer's position with the Crawford AuSable School District. Before Wakefield used money from his ... Keister said federal policy makers place mandates ...

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Chris Christie Is Back - New York Times

Thu, 2014-11-20 04:58

New York Times

Chris Christie Is Back
New York Times
When a pink-haired woman read off a rant about education cuts, Christie immediately pounced. “If this is really so heartfelt, then why are you ... Rick Snyder for exemplifying “what leadership can do” for a big city. On international topics, he proved ...

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County Commissioners seek help locally to keep drug team in area - Crawford county avalanche

Wed, 2014-11-19 22:46

County Commissioners seek help locally to keep drug team in area
Crawford county avalanche
But budget cuts forced Wakefield to pull the deputy from STING in order to keep the school liaison officer's position with the Crawford AuSable School District. Before Wakefield used money from his ... Keister said federal policy makers place mandates ...

WEST AMWELL: Breakfast boosts future farmers - Packet Online

Wed, 2014-11-19 14:34

Packet Online

WEST AMWELL: Breakfast boosts future farmers
Packet Online
"All the proceeds of the breakfast will benefit the ag ed (agricultural education) and FFA programs at the high school," she said. "We'll be featuring locally grown and raised foods, including eggs, bacon, sausage, potatoes, maple syrup, honey and more."

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Black Steel In The Hour of Chaos: Assassin's Creed and the Power of ... - Paste Magazine

Wed, 2014-11-19 14:09

Black Steel In The Hour of Chaos: Assassin's Creed and the Power of ...
Paste Magazine
The trailer tells the story of Adewale, Edward Kenway's Trinidadian quartermaster, in Zack Snyder-y slow motion. We see him, as a boy, taken .... The sugarcane machete you used in the fields now cuts down oppressors in an insane feat of acrobatics. The ...

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Batman Editor Mark Doyle Brings Big Changes to Gotham City - Comicbook.com

Wed, 2014-11-19 09:08

Batman Editor Mark Doyle Brings Big Changes to Gotham City
Comicbook.com
Along with shepherding blockbuster titles like Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo's "Batman" series, Doyle has also breathed new creative energy into Gotham's less-explore corners. In October alone, Doyle launched "Gotham Academy" by Brendan Fletcher, ...

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Wayzata, Lakeville superintendents invited to White House summit - Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog)

Tue, 2014-11-18 19:04

Wayzata, Lakeville superintendents invited to White House summit
Minneapolis Star Tribune (blog)
Two Minnesota superintendents were chosen from hundreds across the nation to share how their districts are using cutting-edge technology at a White House summit on Wednesday. Lakeville Superintendent Lisa Snyder and Wayzata Superintendent Chace ...

Regents vote Jessup as new UNLV president - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Tue, 2014-11-18 18:25

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Regents vote Jessup as new UNLV president
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Incoming UNLV president Len Jessup speaks speaks with regent James Dean Leavitt after accepting a contract offer from the Nevada System of Higher Education during a meeting of the Board of Regents Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. (Sam Morris/Las Vegas Review ...
Regents appoint Len Jessup from the University of Arizona to be UNLV's next ...Daily Journal

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Using NCAA Brackets to Predict Republican Presidential Race - Bloomberg View

Tue, 2014-11-18 06:41

Bloomberg View

Using NCAA Brackets to Predict Republican Presidential Race
Bloomberg View
The Fresh-Face Midwestern Governors: Scott Walker of Wisconsin, John Kasich of Ohio, Rick Snyder of Michigan and Mike Pence of Indiana. ... The winners of each bracket presumably would make the first cut and then face off against one another. ... does ...

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Flint schools talk concessions, address possible state takeover after deficit ... - The Flint Journal

Tue, 2014-11-18 05:53

The Flint Journal

Flint schools talk concessions, address possible state takeover after deficit ...
The Flint Journal
"The topic of the meeting was the 15 percent cut – that's why we were called to the meeting," said Ethel Johnson, president of United Teachers of Flint. "The meeting was called by our ... Snyder within 60 days. The governor would decide if there was a ...

Is 'Redskins' a racial slur? Blackfeet weigh in - Great Falls Tribune

Tue, 2014-11-18 02:06

Great Falls Tribune

Is 'Redskins' a racial slur? Blackfeet weigh in
Great Falls Tribune
“With open arms and determined minds, we will work as partners to begin to tackle the troubling realities facing so many tribes across our country,” Snyder wrote in a four-page letter announcing the creation of the Washington Redskins Original ...

He helped rescue New York. Next up: Detroit - Livingston Daily

Mon, 2014-11-17 17:10

Livingston Daily

He helped rescue New York. Next up: Detroit
Livingston Daily
Rick Snyder to serve as a senior adviser to the Financial Review Commission that will oversee Detroit's fiscal decisions for at least 13 years. He'll also serve as a special liaison to the Snyder administration. The commission's duties take effect the ...

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Could teachers unions work more like doctors' associations? - Washington Post

Mon, 2014-11-17 12:09

Could teachers unions work more like doctors' associations?
Washington Post
... postcard-writing party after school. They had gone to the union headquarters to call prospective voters — from a room bannered with talking points on how Rauner had said that unions are a “financial tumor” and how his “draconian budget” would cut ...

Judge gives state final order to complete Braam reforms - Crosscut

Mon, 2014-11-17 08:01

Judge gives state final order to complete Braam reforms
Crosscut
Judge Snyder's decision is the latest action in the 1998 Braam v. Washington lawsuit, which accused DSHS of failing to meet its constitutional duties to provide proper foster care. Jessica Braam, one of the 13 plaintiffs, and the impetus for the ...

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