Snyder's Education Cuts

For kids of bankrupt Detroit, challenges abound - SFGate

Sat, 2014-03-22 12:33

SFGate

For kids of bankrupt Detroit, challenges abound
SFGate
Some of the charter schools and some DPS schools are top-notch, said Dan Varner of Excellent Schools Detroit, but overall he assessed educational quality in both sectors as "very poor." Budget-wise, Detroit's bankruptcy doesn't directly affect the ...

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For kids of bankrupt Detroit, challenges abound - San Jose Mercury News

Sat, 2014-03-22 12:13

For kids of bankrupt Detroit, challenges abound
San Jose Mercury News
"Detroit is a very difficult place to be a child," said Dan Varner, CEO of an education watchdog group called Excellent Schools Detroit. Often it's the grownups rather than kids who worry out loud about .... So it is that neighborhood task forces have ...

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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder to DC: Follow my lead - CBS News

Sat, 2014-03-22 11:30

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder to DC: Follow my lead
CBS News
And Snyder reserved a special shout-out for Republican governors in Wisconsin, Ohio, Indiana and New Jersey, whom he commended for cutting spending and loosening regulations. Those governors - Scott Walker, John Kasich, Mike Pence and Chris ...
Snyder touts work of GOP governors in weekly addressThe Detroit News

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Changes in state government - New Haven Register

Sat, 2014-03-22 10:19

Changes in state government
New Haven Register
The state had a deficit of $1.5 billion when Snyder took over from two-term Gov. Jennifer Granholm. Cuts ... While cuts had to be made to balance the budget, Michigan's 1,800 cities, townships and villages have been put in a difficult position when it ...

Sound Off for Saturday, March 22, 2014 - The Morning Sun

Sat, 2014-03-22 09:51

Sound Off for Saturday, March 22, 2014
The Morning Sun
Who would I have to contact to get permission to cut those up for firewood? Blanchard. It's quite a disappointment to find out the Saginaw ... You know your child is in a quality school district that puts education of the children as its first priority ...

Snyder touts work of GOP governors in weekly address - The Detroit News

Sat, 2014-03-22 07:42

Snyder touts work of GOP governors in weekly address
The Detroit News
Snyder balanced the budget on the backs of the middle class, seniors and students,” Pohl said in an email. “He cut $1 billion from education, which is raising class sizes, hurting school quality and making it hard for the middle class to afford ...

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Guest column: Adopt alternate school funding plan that provides $250-$291 ... - MLive.com

Sat, 2014-03-22 07:16

Guest column: Adopt alternate school funding plan that provides $250-$291 ...
MLive.com
Most significantly, it's a budget that will help counter what those of us on the frontlines of education see firsthand, day in and day out, as a result of budget cuts to our schools. Classrooms are getting ... Snyder proposes to pay down schools ...
A way to help Michigan students, legacy costs (guest commentary)Detroit Free Press

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A way to help Michigan students, legacy costs (guest commentary) - Detroit Free Press

Sat, 2014-03-22 00:12

A way to help Michigan students, legacy costs (guest commentary)
Detroit Free Press
Snyder announced his education budget would provide from $83 to $111 in per-pupil funding increases. He also proposed $100 ... The other flaw in the Senate proposal is that it also cuts the $100 million proposed by Gov. Snyder to pay down MPSERS ...

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More History From WG Allen - Rheaheraldnews

Fri, 2014-03-21 14:48

More History From WG Allen
Rheaheraldnews
Andy Snyder sold his interest to a Yankee who made further improvements, and served in Captain Waterhouse Confederate Companies of Old Greybeards. (The “Yankee” probably did not ... Mr. Snyder eucuted (educated) at Decatur, Tenn. and was the father of ...

University of Michigan's Mary Sue Coleman praises Snyder's proposed 6 ... - The Ann Arbor News

Fri, 2014-03-21 09:42

University of Michigan's Mary Sue Coleman praises Snyder's proposed 6 ...
The Ann Arbor News
Snyder's proposal is by far the largest sum he's suggested since cutting the state's higher education budget 15 percent in 2011, his first year in office. It amounts to a funding hike of $80.3 million for Michigan's public universities, and is part of ...

Susan J. Demas: 54% say Rick Snyder has cut K-12 education spending, IMP ... - MLive.com

Fri, 2014-03-21 07:11

Susan J. Demas: 54% say Rick Snyder has cut K-12 education spending, IMP ...
MLive.com
Susan J. Demas: 54% say Rick Snyder has cut K-12 education spending, IMP poll shows. rick-snyder-re-election-bid-lansing.jpg. A new poll shows a majority of voters believe Rick Snyder has cut education, which doesn't help his re-election campaign.

Shorter summer vacations an option for two of the biggest school districts in ... - The Flint Journal

Fri, 2014-03-21 06:11

Shorter summer vacations an option for two of the biggest school districts in ...
The Flint Journal
"The whole balanced calendar is to cut down on that summer learning loss," he said, with studies having shown some children losing as much as two months retention in math in a short time period, along with some learned reading skills. "Schools ...

It's time to decide what we want from UNLV - Las Vegas Review-Journal (blog)

Fri, 2014-03-21 04:06

It's time to decide what we want from UNLV
Las Vegas Review-Journal (blog)
Third, getting to Tier 1 status would challenge us to race to the top, hiring top faculty and offering more advanced degree programs, education that students currently have to leave town to get. We'd keep those bright minds here, if we had the ...

UW Bothell expands for science - HeraldNet

Fri, 2014-03-21 03:11

UW Bothell expands for science
HeraldNet
The $68 million Discovery Hall hosts five classrooms and 11 lecture halls. It's the third building on the UW Bothell campus. Gov. Jay Inslee and UW President Michael Young will attend a dedication and ribbon cutting at 11:30 a.m. today.

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Despite low government funding history, per-student appropriations, CMU ... - Central Michigan Life

Fri, 2014-03-21 00:00

Despite low government funding history, per-student appropriations, CMU ...
Central Michigan Life
Rick Snyder's 2015 higher-education budget proposal includes an $80.3-million increase – or restoration – to higher education, with half being distributed through the performance-funding model, and the other half distributed to schools proportionally ...

House OKs school turnaround district legislation - SFGate

Thu, 2014-03-20 20:45

House OKs school turnaround district legislation
SFGate
Intermediate school districts, or ISDs, are service agencies that help regular districts with special education and career and technical education programs, cut costs through shared functions, and assist with enrollment audits, teacher training and ...

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House OKs school turnaround district legislation - Chron.com

Thu, 2014-03-20 20:32

House OKs school turnaround district legislation
Chron.com
Intermediate school districts, or ISDs, are service agencies that help regular districts with special education and career and technical education programs, cut costs through shared functions, and assist with enrollment audits, teacher training and ...

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Republicans Are Celebrating Too Soon - National Journal

Thu, 2014-03-20 19:35

Republicans Are Celebrating Too Soon
National Journal
Progress: D … Republicans remain convinced that education is the X factor that could improve its standings among crucial demographics—women and urban residents especially—who worry about the health of the nation's public-education system. "No other ...

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House OKs school turnaround district legislation - Beaumont Enterprise

Thu, 2014-03-20 18:11

House OKs school turnaround district legislation
Beaumont Enterprise
Intermediate school districts, or ISDs, are service agencies that help regular districts with special education and career and technical education programs, cut costs through shared functions, and assist with enrollment audits, teacher training and ...

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Thursday reader's view: What's the plan? - Midland Daily News

Thu, 2014-03-20 12:01

Thursday reader's view: What's the plan?
Midland Daily News
Rick Snyder signed the bill which eliminated the Michigan Business Tax which cut business taxes by about $2 billion dollars or around 86 percent. “Governor Snyder” justified signing ... John Moolenaar) have for public education. On Dec. 20, 2011 ...

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