Snyder's Education Cuts

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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What's Happening for November (UPDATED Nov. 17) - SunHerald.com

Mon, 2014-11-17 01:11

What's Happening for November (UPDATED Nov. 17)
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Public hearing: 1:30 p.m., Biloxi City Hall, 140 Lameuse St. Topic: Cutting down protected trees in Biloxi. The public is invited and three-minute comments will be allowed. .... AARP Smart Driver class: 9 a.m., Donal Snyder Community Center, Biloxi ...

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He helped rescue New York. Next up: Detroit - Detroit Free Press

Mon, 2014-11-17 00:31

Detroit Free Press

He helped rescue New York. Next up: Detroit
Detroit Free Press
Ravitch recalls the bargaining to avoid a New York bankruptcy, some held at his apartment, that resulted in unions agreeing to job cuts and pay freezes, creditors taking hits they swore they wouldn't take and banks agreeing to sell bonds after swearing ...

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What's Happening for November (UPDATED Nov. 16) - SunHerald.com

Sun, 2014-11-16 10:13

What's Happening for November (UPDATED Nov. 16)
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Public hearing: 1:30 p.m., Biloxi City Hall, 140 Lameuse St. Topic: Cutting down protected trees in Biloxi. The public is invited and three-minute comments will be allowed. .... AARP Smart Driver class: 9 a.m., Donal Snyder Community Center, Biloxi ...

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Labor pacts could test city's new financial review panel - Crain's Detroit Business

Sun, 2014-11-16 08:15

Labor pacts could test city's new financial review panel
Crain's Detroit Business
Under Public Act 181 of 2014, the state law signed by Snyder in July to authorize the commission, the panel will review and approve a four-year financial plan for the city and its operating budgets. It also has final approval of any labor contracts ...

Why public-sector unions lost big in Illinois - Washington Post

Fri, 2014-11-14 15:51

Why public-sector unions lost big in Illinois
Washington Post
Rick Snyder, who signed a right-to-work law; in Maine, where Gov. Paul LePage had tried hard to do the same; and in Florida, where unions had sued governor Rick Scott over a plan to shift part of their salaries into their pensions and cut the state's ...

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Why public-sector unions lost big in Illinois - Washington Post

Fri, 2014-11-14 15:15

Why public-sector unions lost big in Illinois
Washington Post
Rick Snyder, who signed a right-to-work law; in Maine, where Gov. Paul LePage had tried hard to do the same; and in Florida, where unions had sued governor Rick Scott over a plan to shift part of their salaries into their pensions and cut the state's ...

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MI GOV: Mark Schauer Just Could Not Get The Votes - Town Hall

Fri, 2014-11-14 14:24

Town Hall

MI GOV: Mark Schauer Just Could Not Get The Votes
Town Hall
He said Schauer's decision to flog Snyder on two major issues — taxing retirement income and cutting education funding — was an effort to persuade 2010 Snyder supporters to switch their vote. “But he didn't have issues to drive Democrats,” Sarpolus ...

MI GOV: Mark Schauer Just Could Not Get The Votes - Town Hall

Fri, 2014-11-14 14:20

Town Hall

MI GOV: Mark Schauer Just Could Not Get The Votes
Town Hall
He said Schauer's decision to flog Snyder on two major issues — taxing retirement income and cutting education funding — was an effort to persuade 2010 Snyder supporters to switch their vote. “But he didn't have issues to drive Democrats,” Sarpolus ...
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Mich. college students' average loan debt up to $29583 - Lansing State Journal

Fri, 2014-11-14 09:05

Lansing State Journal

Mich. college students' average loan debt up to $29583
Lansing State Journal
Michigan is just coming out of a decade when state aid to higher education was slashed. After cutting higher education funding by 15 percent during his first year in office, Gov. Rick Snyder has returned some of that money in recent years, partly ...

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Business leaders see Michigan's economy gain momentum - Detroit Free Press

Fri, 2014-11-14 00:14

Detroit Free Press

Business leaders see Michigan's economy gain momentum
Detroit Free Press
Rick Snyder's re-election victory and the confirmation of Detroit's Chapter 9 bankruptcy exit plan by Judge Steven Rhodes, the business leaders were in a positive state of mind. FREEP ... Fiscal responsibility has been restored, the state's budget ...

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Sirens sounding in state's human-services system - The Seattle Times

Thu, 2014-11-13 20:31

The Seattle Times

Sirens sounding in state's human-services system
The Seattle Times
While Olympia has tunnel vision on education funding, red lights are flashing on problems in the state's human services system, writes Jonathan Martin. ... They knew what they were getting into,” Judge Charles Snyder said during the hearing in July. I ...

Early childhood education advocates seeks business support - Roanoke Times

Thu, 2014-11-13 17:24

Early childhood education advocates seeks business support
Roanoke Times
In its economic plan for Virginia, the chamber details the results of a wide-ranging survey that shows business leaders believe a strong workforce draws industry investment and, furthermore, that a strong workforce begins with robust early childhood ...

What's Happening for November (UPDATED Nov. 13) - SunHerald.com

Thu, 2014-11-13 00:37

What's Happening for November (UPDATED Nov. 13)
SunHerald.com
Financing Your Nursing Career and Education: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Courtyard Marriott Hotel, 1600 East Beach Blvd., Gulfport. Cost: $50 lunch and materials. Register online at mgcbna.org. Preregistration ..... Public hearing: 1:30 p.m., Biloxi City Hall, 140 ...

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Plan promises to save state millions in education spending met w - KOKH FOX25

Wed, 2014-11-12 18:18

Plan promises to save state millions in education spending met w
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Senator Loveless is the author of a bill that would dramatically cut down the number of superintendents, which right now sits at more than 500 across the state, and allow districts to share administrative expenses. He estimates it could save as much as ...

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For most students, achievement reflects income - WOTV

Wed, 2014-11-12 14:02

WOTV

For most students, achievement reflects income
WOTV
Further, a new report cited by the Michigan League for Public Policy finds state funding cuts for K-12 education are the 15th worst in the nation since 2008. Per-pupil spending is $615 ... Rick Snyder's office disputed the finding. The report can be ...

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Ken Braun: A plan to fix the roads that should make (most) everyone smile - MLive.com

Wed, 2014-11-12 10:06

Ken Braun: A plan to fix the roads that should make (most) everyone smile
MLive.com
Rick Snyder circled road funding increases as a goal he still wants to cross off his wish list. ... The obstacle the governor will continue to confront is reluctant Republicans in the both chambers of the Legislature who contend the $1 billion annual ...

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What's Happening for November (UPDATED Nov. 12) - SunHerald.com

Wed, 2014-11-12 01:02

What's Happening for November (UPDATED Nov. 12)
SunHerald.com
Financing Your Nursing Career and Education: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Courtyard Marriott Hotel, 1600 East Beach Blvd., Gulfport. Cost: $50 lunch and materials. Register online at mgcbna.org. Preregistration ..... Public hearing: 1:30 p.m., Biloxi City Hall, 140 ...

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