Snyder's Education Cuts

Guest column: New investment in higher education will expand opportunity in ... - MLive.com

Sun, 2014-03-30 08:41

Guest column: New investment in higher education will expand opportunity in ...
MLive.com
That means investing today to train the leaders of tomorrow. Governor Snyder kicked off this important conversation by including a balanced new investment in higher education as part of his Fiscal Year 2015 budget proposal. This funding ... Funding ...

Phil Power: Michigan must fix long-term projects - The Daily Telegram

Sat, 2014-03-29 20:42

Phil Power: Michigan must fix long-term projects
The Daily Telegram
Rick Snyder has been pushing for years for the big money needed to fix our roads. But it's an election year, so of course the Legislature has been doing everything possible to avoid facing facts and coming up with the money everybody knows we need to ...

Michigan Political Points: Gay marriage debate, Dave Agema follow Bill ... - MLive.com

Sat, 2014-03-29 09:47

Michigan Political Points: Gay marriage debate, Dave Agema follow Bill ...
MLive.com
Rick Snyder was dogged by gay marriage questions all week as well, but conservative pundits continue to float his name as a potential Republican presidential candidate in 2016, provided he wins re-election in a competitive race against Democrat and ...

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Abusers Gun Ban Upheld; Michigan Spouses in Limbo - Women's eNews

Sat, 2014-03-29 05:28

Women's eNews

Abusers Gun Ban Upheld; Michigan Spouses in Limbo
Women's eNews
Rick Snyder said March 26. The decision is a blow to couples who were married after a court overturned the state's same-sex marriage ban but before an appeals court stayed that ruling, Time reported. Snyder acknowledged that the marriages, which took ...

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Abusers Gun Ban Upheld; Michigan Spouses in Limbo - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Sat, 2014-03-29 05:16

Abusers Gun Ban Upheld; Michigan Spouses in Limbo
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Rick Snyder said March 26. The decision is a blow to couples who were married after a court overturned the state's same-sex marriage ban but before an appeals court stayed that ruling, Time reported. Snyder acknowledged that the marriages, which took ...

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Abusers Gun Ban Upheld; Michigan Spouses in Limbo - Thomson Reuters Foundation

Sat, 2014-03-29 05:16

Abusers Gun Ban Upheld; Michigan Spouses in Limbo
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Rick Snyder said March 26. The decision is a blow to couples who were married after a court overturned the state's same-sex marriage ban but before an appeals court stayed that ruling, Time reported. Snyder acknowledged that the marriages, which took ...

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Cleaning House at Nuke Command - Daily Beast

Fri, 2014-03-28 22:21

Cleaning House at Nuke Command
Daily Beast
Extravagantly wealthy, it has a citizenship that's poorly educated and underemployed. Approximately ..... As previously mentioned, it was neither cut with water nor filtered, giving it a rustic purity that harkened back to the robust Kentucky whiskeys ...

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Search firm to be hired to find next UNLV president - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Fri, 2014-03-28 17:31

Search firm to be hired to find next UNLV president
Las Vegas Review-Journal
A consultant will be hired to search nationally for UNLV's next president, according to a unanimous decision Friday by the six Nevada System of Higher Education regents on the presidential search committee. ... The University of Nevada, Las Vegas ...

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Some see need for Southern Nevada medical school, others find it hard pill to ... - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Fri, 2014-03-28 17:31

Some see need for Southern Nevada medical school, others find it hard pill to ...
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The stage has been set for 2015, when the Nevada Legislature is expected to consider funding for a Southern Nevada school that could open as soon as 2016; that is a challenging sell given recent state cuts in higher education. A statewide commission is ...

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Karski's Story of a Secret State -- A Primer on the Polish Ethos - Huffington Post

Fri, 2014-03-28 12:22

Karski's Story of a Secret State -- A Primer on the Polish Ethos
Huffington Post
Georgetown University Press has reissued Karski's report to the world with a foreword by Madeleine Albright, an essay by Yale professor Timothy Snyder, and an afterword by Zbigniew Brzezinski that give context to Karski's memoir 70 years after it was ...

Public Education: Who Are the Corporate Reformers? - BillMoyers.com

Fri, 2014-03-28 12:07

Public Education: Who Are the Corporate Reformers?
BillMoyers.com
Governor Rick Snyder of Michigan, eager to dismantle public education, proposed a formula for education funding based on this principle: “Any time, any place, any way, any pace.” Conservative governors in other states make the same arguments. [1] But ...

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Residents offer thoughts on state issues at Midland Community Conversation - Midland Daily News

Fri, 2014-03-28 11:39

Residents offer thoughts on state issues at Midland Community Conversation
Midland Daily News
Rick Snyder and the Michigan legislature missed a great opportunity to hear solutions to the state's problems recently at Whiting Forest. He would have received plenty of advice on ... When the four education issues were compared, improving Pre-K-12 ...

Michigan Education Association Misleading Voters - Mackinac Center for Public Policy

Fri, 2014-03-28 09:33

Michigan Education Association Misleading Voters
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
Education spending is becoming an increasingly central issue to this year's gubernatorial campaign, and as a result, misinformation is rampant. Under the catchphrase of "Kids Not CEOs," the MEA alleges that millions have been cut from public schools ...

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Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing - Insurance News Net (press release)

Fri, 2014-03-28 07:30

Senate Indian Affairs Committee Hearing
Insurance News Net (press release)
The Snyder Act of 1921 (25 USC 13) legislatively affirmed this trust responsibility. To facilitate upholding ... Otherwise, our people will continue to experience some of the worst health disparities in the nation and continue to experience loss of ...

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District Disputes MEA President's Claim About School Funding Cuts - Michigan Capitol Confidential

Fri, 2014-03-28 06:31

District Disputes MEA President's Claim About School Funding Cuts
Michigan Capitol Confidential
The Wayne County school district that the president of the Michigan Education Association highlighted as losing $40 million under Gov. Rick Snyder's watch has actually had its funding increase. In a column for The Detroit News, MEA President Steve Cook ...

'Speak Up, Speak Out' present opposing viewpoints for upcoming 2014 elections - Central Michigan Life

Fri, 2014-03-28 00:09

Central Michigan Life

'Speak Up, Speak Out' present opposing viewpoints for upcoming 2014 elections
Central Michigan Life
“I agree with LaFontaine about Michigan coming back,” said College Democrat Alderman, “but coming back from the failures of Rick Snyder.” Expected proposals to shape the country started a conversation that quickly escalated into ... At a college campus ...

Plans for elementary school taking shape - The Ranger

Thu, 2014-03-27 17:40

Plans for elementary school taking shape
The Ranger
District superintendent Terry Snyder said the day began with an "energizing, insightful and important" meeting with district staff members from various departments, who gathered to give some final input on the design before it was presented to the ...

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Illinois Gov. Quinn's Tax Pledge Could Cost His Reelection - The Fiscal Times

Thu, 2014-03-27 15:08

The Fiscal Times

Illinois Gov. Quinn's Tax Pledge Could Cost His Reelection
The Fiscal Times
“The truth is, those that are telling you Illinois can tax less and spend less and still expect to fund education are simply not telling you the truth,” Quinn said while proposing a five-year financial plan in his budget message to the legislature ...

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Detroit News Lansing Bureau - The Detroit News

Thu, 2014-03-27 07:28

Detroit News Lansing Bureau
The Detroit News
Rick Snyder is asking lawmakers to ease reductions in city of Detroit retirees' pensions and save Detroit Institute of Art masterpieces by tying up $17.5 million annually in the next two decades from the national tobacco settlement — which brings ...

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Moose Scheib - Al Jazeera America

Thu, 2014-03-27 05:44

Moose Scheib
Al Jazeera America
Asked by Michigan's Governor Rick Snyder to co-chair a talent committee including the mayor of Flint to discuss youth, talent and entrepreneurship, Scheib proposed the use of EB5 legislation to lure bright minds, expertise and wise investors from the ...

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