Snyder's Education Cuts

Howes: Detroit schools fix next challenge - The Detroit News

Fri, 2015-02-27 00:43

The Detroit News

Howes: Detroit schools fix next challenge
The Detroit News
You'd expect a decade of continuing crisis would focus the managerial mind more acutely, that the exodus of students, the cutting of teachers, staff and capacity would occasion a corresponding reduction in central administration brass. ... Change is ...

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State Senate Sends Budget Cuts To Gov. Snyder That Divert Surplus School Aid ... - WKAR

Thu, 2015-02-26 17:17

WMUK

State Senate Sends Budget Cuts To Gov. Snyder That Divert Surplus School Aid ...
WKAR
Democrats like Senator Hoon-Yung Hopgood say revenues earmarked for education are too easy a target for Republican leaders. “Well it's not convenient for our kids,” he says. “This could be going to our elementary, middle, and high schools, where it's ...
School aid fund hit as Republican-led Senate continues to slash state budgetThe Macomb Daily
Budget Cuts and Diversion From School Aid Fund Approved by State SenateWMUK
Michigan Senate approves another round of budget cutsWashington Times

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State Senate sends budget cuts to Gov. Snyder that divert surplus school aid ... - Michigan Radio

Thu, 2015-02-26 17:05

Michigan Radio

State Senate sends budget cuts to Gov. Snyder that divert surplus school aid ...
Michigan Radio
Hopgood says education funding is too easy a target for Republican leaders when the state faces budget issues. “It's not convenient for our kids,” he said. “This could be going to our elementary, middle, and high schools, where it's desperately needed.”.
School aid fund hit as Republican-led Senate continues to slash state budgetThe Oakland Press
Michigan Senate approves another round of budget cutsNews & Observer

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Michigan Senate Approves Another Round Of Budget Cuts - CBS Local

Thu, 2015-02-26 16:25

Michigan Senate Approves Another Round Of Budget Cuts
CBS Local
Echoing their House counterparts, some of the Senate Democrats who voted against the bills expressed concerns about taking money out of the fund for K-12 education. Sen. Hoon-Yung ... Rick Snyder and the Republican legislative majorities. Hopgood said ...

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Michigan Senate approves another round of budget cuts - The State

Thu, 2015-02-26 15:28

Michigan Senate approves another round of budget cuts
The State
Echoing their House counterparts, some of the Senate Democrats who voted against the bills expressed concerns about taking money out of the fund for K-12 education. Sen. Hoon-Yung ... Rick Snyder and the Republican legislative majorities. Hopgood said ...

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Michigan Senate approves another round of budget cuts - The Idaho Statesman

Thu, 2015-02-26 14:58

WILX-TV

Michigan Senate approves another round of budget cuts
The Idaho Statesman
Echoing their House counterparts, some of the Senate Democrats who voted against the bills expressed concerns about taking money out of the fund for K-12 education. Sen. Hoon-Yung ... Rick Snyder and the Republican legislative majorities. Hopgood said ...
Michigan Senate approves 2nd round of Gov. Snyder's budget cuts after revenue ...Daily Journal

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Michigan Senate approves 2nd round of Gov. Snyder's budget cuts after revenue ... - Greenfield Daily Reporter

Thu, 2015-02-26 13:05

CBS Local

Michigan Senate approves 2nd round of Gov. Snyder's budget cuts after revenue ...
Greenfield Daily Reporter
Echoing their House counterparts, some of the Senate Democrats who voted against the bills expressed concerns about taking money out of the fund for K-12 education. Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood, a Democrat from Taylor, offered an amendment that would ...
Michigan Senate approves another round of budget cutsMidland Daily News

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Plan to fill budget hole, shift School Aid money, headed to Gov. Rick Snyder ... - MLive.com

Thu, 2015-02-26 12:08

MLive.com

Plan to fill budget hole, shift School Aid money, headed to Gov. Rick Snyder ...
MLive.com
The School Aid Fund, which was projected to end the year $283.8 million balance, can be used on both K-12 and higher education, per the state constitution, but Democrats have accused majority Republicans of "raiding" the fund in recent years. "This ...

Michigan Senate approves 2nd round of Gov. Snyder's budget cuts after revenue ... - Daily Journal

Thu, 2015-02-26 11:37

Michigan Senate approves 2nd round of Gov. Snyder's budget cuts after revenue ...
Daily Journal
Echoing their House counterparts, some of the Senate Democrats who voted against the bills expressed concerns about taking money out of the fund for K-12 education. Sen. Hoon-Yung Hopgood, a Democrat from Taylor, offered an amendment that would ...

State funding trends impact affordability efforts - The Michigan Daily

Thu, 2015-02-26 01:43

State funding trends impact affordability efforts
The Michigan Daily
Rick Snyder (R) for recommending a 2-percent increase in state appropriations for higher education in fiscal year 2016. .... “I think that's impacted some folks, I'm sure it has, even low- to middle-income students have been impacted by that cut ...

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State funding trends impact affordability efforts - The Michigan Daily

Thu, 2015-02-26 01:43

State funding trends impact affordability efforts
The Michigan Daily
Rick Snyder (R) for recommending a 2-percent increase in state appropriations for higher education in fiscal year 2016. .... “I think that's impacted some folks, I'm sure it has, even low- to middle-income students have been impacted by that cut ...

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Farmington Schools chief remains optimistic, despite Governor's budget - Farmington Voice

Thu, 2015-02-26 01:04

Farmington Schools chief remains optimistic, despite Governor's budget
Farmington Voice
Even though Governor Rick Snyder's proposed budget includes a possible $25 per pupil funding cut for Farmington Public Schools (FPS), Superintendent George Heitsch appears to be holding onto his optimistic budget view. In December, school officials ...

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Michigan Workers Warn Wisconsin About The Danger of 'Right-To-Work' Laws - ThinkProgress

Wed, 2015-02-25 15:15

ThinkProgress

Michigan Workers Warn Wisconsin About The Danger of 'Right-To-Work' Laws
ThinkProgress
In fact, the administration of Michigan Governor Rick Snyder (R) has lowered the number of jobs businesses need to create in order to get a massive tax credit, because too few were meeting the original threshold. Meanwhile, the impact of the right to ...

Why Republican governors are flirting with tax hikes - Christian Science Monitor

Wed, 2015-02-25 14:01

Christian Science Monitor

Why Republican governors are flirting with tax hikes
Christian Science Monitor
Is 2015 the year of reluctant GOP tax hikes or triumphant GOP tax cuts? It depends. Republican governors are open to new tax revenue—as long as it is never, ever from individual income taxes.

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Michigan university presidents praise proposed increase in spending in Gov ... - MLive.com

Wed, 2015-02-25 11:59

MLive.com

Michigan university presidents praise proposed increase in spending in Gov ...
MLive.com
John Dunn, president of Western Michigan University, said Snyder sat down with him and other higher education leaders before his first budget passed and told them about the 15 percent cut. He said Sndyer asked the university leaders to "stay with him ...
university leaders urge hike in tuition capThe Detroit News
EDITORIAL: Funding faux pasCentral Michigan Life
In Lansing, Schlissel lobbies for state fundsThe Michigan Daily

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When your father is the BTK serial killer, forgiveness is not tidy - Kansas City Star

Wed, 2015-02-25 10:51

When your father is the BTK serial killer, forgiveness is not tidy
Kansas City Star
The FBI man knocked on Kerri Rawson's door 10 years ago Feb. 25. She looked out from her tiny apartment near Detroit. He was holding an FBI badge. She almost didn't answer. Her father, a code compliance officer in the Wichita suburb of Park City, had ...

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Oakland, Macomb community colleges get funding to teach skilled trades - The Morning Sun

Wed, 2015-02-25 08:54

Oakland, Macomb community colleges get funding to teach skilled trades
The Morning Sun
In reaction to the announcement, OCC Chancellor Timothy R. Meyer said, “Oakland Community College will use these funds to provide advanced automotive, transportation and mechatronics training on cutting-edge equipment, ... “Governor Snyder and the ...

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Oakland, Macomb community colleges get funding to teach skilled trades - The Daily Tribune

Wed, 2015-02-25 08:50

Oakland, Macomb community colleges get funding to teach skilled trades
The Daily Tribune
In reaction to the announcement, OCC Chancellor Timothy R. Meyer said, “Oakland Community College will use these funds to provide advanced automotive, transportation and mechatronics training on cutting-edge equipment, ... “Governor Snyder and the ...

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In Lansing, Schlissel lobbies for state funds - The Michigan Daily

Wed, 2015-02-25 01:26

In Lansing, Schlissel lobbies for state funds
The Michigan Daily
In the first budget of Snyder's term, colleges and universities saw a 15 percent cut to higher education funding. Though Snyder has increased funding levels incrementally each year, the cuts came during a time when higher education funding already ...

Snyder — putting people to work? - Detroit Metro Times

Wed, 2015-02-25 01:01

Detroit Metro Times

Snyder — putting people to work?
Detroit Metro Times
You have to give Curtis Hertel Jr., and Andy Schor credit. Their hearts are in the right place, and they want to create jobs to keep educated young people from getting the hell out of Michigan. Trouble is, they are "practical" politicians. Both are ...

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