Snyder's Education Cuts

Snyder: Time for all to swim in 'river of opportunity' - Detroit Free Press

Tue, 2015-01-20 20:50

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Snyder: Time for all to swim in 'river of opportunity'
Detroit Free Press
Technical training: Expanding on a theme Snyder has been hammering on for more than two years, the governor said he wants to improve the way students move from high school to post-secondary education, with emphasis on improved counseling, training in ...
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Snyder Plans Shakeup To Help Poor, Urges Tax Hike For RoadsCBS Local
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WATCH: Snyder appeals to voters for passage of sales tax hike - MyFox Detroit

Tue, 2015-01-20 20:15

MyFox Detroit

WATCH: Snyder appeals to voters for passage of sales tax hike
MyFox Detroit
He also outlined new education initiatives to ensure more students enjoy access to a "river of opportunity" without needing government aid in the first place. The initiatives include calling for the GOP-controlled Legislature to authorize an outside ...

Will Michigan sink or swim in river of opportunity? - Detroit Free Press

Tue, 2015-01-20 19:34

Will Michigan sink or swim in river of opportunity?
Detroit Free Press
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder sees life as a vast river of opportunity, carrying Michiganders toward whatever fate awaits. It's oddly abstract for our accountant governor, a self-described nerd. But the river of opportunity is the signature policy ...

Snyder to merge state social services agencies - The Detroit News

Tue, 2015-01-20 18:49

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Snyder to merge state social services agencies
The Detroit News
Three weeks into his second four-year term, Snyder said the merger is part of a larger plan that will include new education initiatives to ensure more residents enjoy a "river of opportunity." In arguing for the reorganization, ... "Our concern is that ...
Snyder: Time for all to swim in 'river of opportunity'Detroit Free Press
Snyder plans shakeup to help poor, urges tax hike for roadsSFGate
Reactions to Gov. Rick Snyder's State of State addressWRAL.com

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Snyder to merge state social services agencies - Grand Haven Tribune

Tue, 2015-01-20 18:28

Snyder to merge state social services agencies
Grand Haven Tribune
Dana Gill, a lobbyist for the Michigan Association of Counties, said a merger could streamline functions, but the group worries the "most vulnerable" residents could have a tougher time accessing services if there are cuts. Restructuring or ... On ...

Snyder will use speech to call for passage of sales tax hike - WOODTV.com

Tue, 2015-01-20 16:36

WOODTV.com

Snyder will use speech to call for passage of sales tax hike
WOODTV.com
Dana Gill, a lobbyist for the Michigan Association of Counties, said a merger could streamline functions, but the group worries the “most vulnerable” residents could have a tougher time accessing services if there are cuts. Restructuring or ... On ...
Snyder to merge state social services agenciesMonroe Evening News
A road map for education in MichiganDetroit Free Press
APNewsBreak: Snyder to merge state social services agenciesWashington Times
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Gov. Rick Snyder to merge state social services agencies - Holland Sentinel

Tue, 2015-01-20 16:12

Gov. Rick Snyder to merge state social services agencies
Holland Sentinel
Gov. Rick Snyder said he will announce plans in his State of the State speech Tuesday to reorganize two state agencies as part of a long-term plan to "dramatically" restructure government to better help poor people by focusing less on programs and more ...

Teachers 'fed up,' Detroit teachers union chief says - The Detroit News

Tue, 2015-01-20 10:03

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Teachers 'fed up,' Detroit teachers union chief says
The Detroit News
Steve Conn does not deny the labels given to him by observers of Detroit's public education landscape. When he speaks ... He will now lead 4,000 union members, who have faced years of pay cuts, reduced benefits and larger class sizes, into a new era ...
STEVE CONN WINS DFT PRESIDENCY AFTER DECADES-LONG BATTLEvoiceofdetroit

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The Most Annoying Governor in the Country - Daily Beast

Tue, 2015-01-20 08:30

Daily Beast

The Most Annoying Governor in the Country
Daily Beast
We're all—we are all Americans, why would you go out of your way to cut down, say negative comments, do anything that is not in a positive construct with anyone you are doing anything with?” he said. So far, Snyder hasn't expressed any real interest ...

The Future of Batman Games After Arkham Knight - Den of Geek!

Tue, 2015-01-20 07:55

Den of Geek!

The Future of Batman Games After Arkham Knight
Den of Geek!
So far, I think I've made pretty educated guesses as to what WB and Rocksteady might do with the character post-Arkham, but now I'm going to have a bit more fun and name some stories I'd love to see Rocksteady adapt into video games... Something ... It ...

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No easy fixes: Looking ahead to governor's State of the State - WDIV Detroit

Tue, 2015-01-20 03:10

No easy fixes: Looking ahead to governor's State of the State
WDIV Detroit
WE WEATHER AND TRAFFIC UPDATES STARTING AT 4:30 A.M. LOOMING BUDGET SHORTFALL. A BATTLE AT THE BALLOT OVER ROADS. AND NEW CREW IN THE LEGISLATURE MEANS GOVERNOR SNYDER HAS HIS HANDS FULL WHEN HE ...

Bring order to Michigan tax credit redemptions - The Detroit News

Tue, 2015-01-20 03:05

The Detroit News

Bring order to Michigan tax credit redemptions
The Detroit News
Twenty years of buying jobs and development with tax credits means the state will have less money to spend this year than it had expected, so services will be cut and some state workers may be laid off. Get used to it. Though Gov. Rick Snyder killed ...

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APNewsBreak: Snyder to merge state social services agencies - Albany Times Union

Tue, 2015-01-20 00:26

Albany Times Union

APNewsBreak: Snyder to merge state social services agencies
Albany Times Union
15, because of a budget cut. Some of those workers could fill other vacancies. Snyder said he will propose bolstering programs that have worked — including Pathways to Potential, which embeds social workers in 219 public schools in 22 counties, and ...

APNewsBreak: Snyder to merge state social services agencies - Washington Times

Tue, 2015-01-20 00:17

Washington Times

APNewsBreak: Snyder to merge state social services agencies
Washington Times
15, because of a budget cut. Some of those workers could fill other vacancies. Snyder said he will propose bolstering programs that have worked - including Pathways to Potential, which embeds social workers in 219 public schools in 22 counties, and ...

Obama to outline aggressive agenda despite GOP control of Congress - Indianapolis Star

Mon, 2015-01-19 21:41

Obama to outline aggressive agenda despite GOP control of Congress
Indianapolis Star
“The U.S. is in a talent war with the rest of the world, and Indiana is trying to catch up with that fight,” said Tom Snyder, president of Ivy Tech Community College, which is Indiana's community college system. “In the next decade, it is going to be a ...

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A road map for education in Michigan - Detroit Free Press

Mon, 2015-01-19 18:08

A road map for education in Michigan
Detroit Free Press
Gov. Rick Snyder on Tuesday will deliver his fifth State of the State address, laying out his priorities and a legislative road map for 2015. Snyder must seize this opportunity to make education a top priority this year — ensuring Michigan is ...

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Official vague on how cuts will hit state employees - Lansing State Journal

Mon, 2015-01-19 17:20

Official vague on how cuts will hit state employees
Lansing State Journal
Rick Snyder due to release his proposed fix for the shortfall on Feb. 11, "bringing frontline workers in at this point wouldn't be a productive way of figuring this out," Weiss said Monday. He said the state would work with unions over the longer term ...

Breakfast kicks off new legislative session - Holland Sentinel

Mon, 2015-01-19 12:23

Breakfast kicks off new legislative session
Holland Sentinel
Tonya Schuitmaker, R-Lawton, chalked the multi-million dollar gaps to “pre-Snyder administration mega tax credits” from both the Granholm and Engler administrations, saying the most pressing gap will have to be bridged by executive order or ...

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Black Lives Matter—At School, Too - The Nation.

Mon, 2015-01-19 11:20

The Nation.

Black Lives Matter—At School, Too
The Nation.
In the eyes of the state and private education interests, democratic school boards are inconvenient roadblocks in the neoliberal era of unceasing budget cuts and privatization maneuvers. Last December, for example, the ACLU sued the ... The EAA was ...

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Lawmakers Prepare to Address Budget Shortfall - WMUK

Mon, 2015-01-19 08:44

WMUK

Lawmakers Prepare to Address Budget Shortfall
WMUK
Governor Rick Snyder will present his budget plans for this fiscal year and the next one on February 11th. Legislative leaders say they'd like to protect K-through-12 schools and higher education from cuts, but everything else is on the table. Tags ...

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