Snyder's Education Cuts

Vouchers on the Move: Return to School Segregation? - Truth-Out

Sat, 2015-05-02 10:38

Vouchers on the Move: Return to School Segregation?
Truth-Out
GOP presidential hopefuls, who want to boost their free market bona fides for a 2016 run, have been outbidding themselves in touting vouchers as educational panaceas that will not only help minority children close education gaps, but cut corporate and ...

Q&A on Michigan ballot measure to hike taxes for road work - Albany Times Union

Sat, 2015-05-02 04:25

Q&A on Michigan ballot measure to hike taxes for road work
Albany Times Union
Proponents say the package is a bipartisan compromise that should be applauded in today's polarized political climate, and there is no viable way to really fix roads without hurting other priorities like education and public safety if taxes are not ...

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“Part 2” of the Detroit bankruptcy Michigan governor releases plan for assault ... - World Socialist Web Site

Sat, 2015-05-02 01:51

World Socialist Web Site

“Part 2” of the Detroit bankruptcy Michigan governor releases plan for assault ...
World Socialist Web Site
This commission is “similar in nature to what we used with the grand bargain,” said John Walsh, Snyder's education strategy director, referring to the state-brokered agreement imposing massive cuts on Detroit city worker pensions and health benefits ...
Questions, answers about plan for Detroit school districtSanta Cruz Sentinel
Michigan governor wants overhaul of troubled Detroit schoolsBloomington Pantagraph

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May is National Preservation Month - Community journal

Sat, 2015-05-02 01:12

Community journal

May is National Preservation Month
Community journal
“We strongly encourage agents, brokers, bankers, entrepreneurs, and investors to attend, as some of these properties are for sale,” Main Street Manager Kim Snyder. “At 1 p.m., we will meet in the lobby of the former BOA building to cut the cake ...

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Council Votes For 1 Cent Tax Rate Increase; Fully Funds Schools - Falls Church Times

Fri, 2015-05-01 16:47

Council Votes For 1 Cent Tax Rate Increase; Fully Funds Schools
Falls Church Times
There were all kinds of things that could have been cut without affecting the quality of education. The superintendent has yet to prove what she says is required. The budget presented was incomplete, and vastly under-detailed. How can you think that's ...

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Snyder kicks off bus tour supporting Proposal 1 - Grand Haven Tribune

Fri, 2015-05-01 13:19

Grand Haven Tribune

Snyder kicks off bus tour supporting Proposal 1
Grand Haven Tribune
Snyder said rejecting Proposal 1 will result in more bridge closures and deteriorating roads. Critics say it would give money to special interests. Passage of the measure would allocate nearly $300 million to schools and $90 million to local governments.
With Tuesday's election looming, road funding just one of many components of ...Holland Sentinel
Michigan's actions fuel distrustToledo Blade

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Navy: Fewer sexual assaults in '14, but more reports - The Virginian-Pilot

Fri, 2015-05-01 13:05

Navy: Fewer sexual assaults in '14, but more reports
The Virginian-Pilot
The number of sailors who stepped forward to report a sexual assault was up by more than 50 percent from two years ago, while a survey of troops suggests the actual number of assaults has been cut nearly in half. In other words, fewer sailors are being ...

Jeb Bush's Three Big Challenges - NBCNews.com

Fri, 2015-05-01 13:01

NBCNews.com

Jeb Bush's Three Big Challenges
NBCNews.com
By touting his record of tax and spending cuts as governor of Florida, he's softened the opposition to him from some hard-right conservatives, who viewed Bush as way too moderate when he first entered the race. Bush's impressive success in ... While ...

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Whitney Museum opens new space in Meatpacking District Friday - amNY

Fri, 2015-05-01 11:41

Whitney Museum opens new space in Meatpacking District Friday
amNY
Artists, elected officials, community members, Mayor Bill de Blasio and first lady Michelle Obama cut the ribbon Thursday, completing the four-year, $760 million construction and move. The Whitney originally ... The asymmetrically designed building ...

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Clippers beat Spurs 102-96 to force Game 7 - ABC NEWS 4

Fri, 2015-05-01 01:01

Clippers beat Spurs 102-96 to force Game 7
ABC NEWS 4
Marco Belinelli hit two 3-pointers in the final 80 seconds, including one with 14 seconds remaining, to cut the Clippers lead to 98-96. But Jamal Crawford hit two free throws to preserve the win. The Clippers, who won for the second time in San Antonio ...

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Clippers beat Spurs 102-96 to force Game 7 - WZVN-TV

Fri, 2015-05-01 00:54

Clippers beat Spurs 102-96 to force Game 7
WZVN-TV
Marco Belinelli hit two 3-pointers in the final 80 seconds, including one with 14 seconds remaining, to cut the Clippers lead to 98-96. But Jamal Crawford hit two free throws to preserve the win. The Clippers, who won for the second time in San Antonio ...

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Questions, answers about plan for Detroit school district - WRAL.com

Fri, 2015-05-01 00:35

Wall Street Journal (blog)

Questions, answers about plan for Detroit school district
WRAL.com
Some lawmakers are "bailout"-weary after committing $195 million last year to prevent steeper cuts to city retiree pensions as part of the city's bankruptcy exit. However, Snyder has some leverage with lawmakers. He says much of the Detroit school ...
Michigan Governor Wants Overhaul of Troubled Detroit SchoolsNew York Times
Two More for 2016? Kasich, Snyder Would Bring Heterodoxy to the MixWall Street Journal (blog)

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Questions, Answers About Plan for Detroit School District - ABC News

Fri, 2015-05-01 00:23

San Francisco Chronicle

Questions, Answers About Plan for Detroit School District
ABC News
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder wants to overhaul Detroit's troubled state-run school district and divide its operations to address the "crushing" debt he says is hurting education in the city. Some questions and answers about the wide-ranging plan, which ...
Michigan Governor Wants Overhaul of Troubled Detroit SchoolsNew York Times
Michigan Governor Calls for State to Pay Detroit Schools' DebtWall Street Journal
Michigan governor to unveil plan for Detroit Public SchoolsWDIV Detroit

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Teacher protest in Lansing closes 18 DPS schools - Detroit Free Press

Fri, 2015-05-01 00:07

Detroit Free Press

Teacher protest in Lansing closes 18 DPS schools
Detroit Free Press
Rick Snyder's proposal to overhaul Detroit Public Schools, prompting the closure of 18 schools in the district that were left thinly staffed. "Fifty-five is the speed limit, ... The protest started a few hours before Snyder released his plan for ...

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Michigan's actions fuel distrust - Toledo Blade

Fri, 2015-05-01 00:05

Toledo Blade

Michigan's actions fuel distrust
Toledo Blade
Rick Snyder battled to get the Legislature to fix the state's wretched roads. Lawmakers refused. ... The Proposal 1 sales tax hike, if it passes, also would restore fully the state earned income tax credit for working-poor Michiganians, and provide ...

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Winston brings spotlight to Alabama hometown for draft - CBS46 News Atlanta

Thu, 2015-04-30 23:48

CBS46 News Atlanta

Winston brings spotlight to Alabama hometown for draft
CBS46 News Atlanta
"If you watched any Florida State games last year, we always cut it close," Winston quipped about his arrival time. "But what happened? We always came through." He delivered again on Thursday - flashing smiles and poise in the face of the bright ...

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Aid begins arriving in Nepal's remote quake-hit villages - KTTC

Thu, 2015-04-30 23:41

KTTC

Aid begins arriving in Nepal's remote quake-hit villages
KTTC
The U.N. World Food Program warned that it will take time for food and other supplies to reach more remote communities that have been cut off by landslides. "More helicopters, more personnel and certainly more relief supplies, including medical teams, ...

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Winston brings spotlight to Alabama hometown for draft - KTVN

Thu, 2015-04-30 23:39

KTVN

Winston brings spotlight to Alabama hometown for draft
KTVN
"If you watched any Florida State games last year, we always cut it close," Winston quipped about his arrival time. "But what happened? We always came through." He delivered again on Thursday - flashing smiles and poise in the face of the bright ...

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Lydia Ko struggles to 75, cut streak in jeopardy - KTTC

Thu, 2015-04-30 20:57

KTTC

Lydia Ko struggles to 75, cut streak in jeopardy
KTTC
Lydia Ko had a triple bogey after losing a ball in the tree and dropped three more strokes on the next two holes Thursday to put her career-long LPGA Tour cuts streak in jeopardy. "I would never have imagined for it to be stuck up there," Ko said ...

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House adopts compromise GOP budget targeting 'Obamacare' - CBS46 News Atlanta

Thu, 2015-04-30 19:25

CBS46 News Atlanta

House adopts compromise GOP budget targeting 'Obamacare'
CBS46 News Atlanta
It promises to balance the budget in nine years with more than $5 trillion in spending cuts, though Republicans make clear they aren't interested in actually imposing controversial cuts to programs like Medicare, food stamps, Pell Grants or the ...
Michigan House OKs version of $37.9B general budget billGrand Haven Tribune

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