Snyder's Education Cuts

Snyder's tough sell on fixing Detroit schools - Detroit Free Press

Wed, 2015-05-27 16:09

Snyder's tough sell on fixing Detroit schools
Detroit Free Press
Because the new district wouldn't have that millage revenue, Snyder's plan requires additional state funds for Detroit. Those funds, as the governor says, have to come from somewhere, and so more money for Detroit amounts to a $50-per-pupil cut statewide.

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Phil Power: Raise gas tax, but give voters a 'Plan B' option - The Daily Telegram

Wed, 2015-05-27 11:58

The Daily Telegram

Phil Power: Raise gas tax, but give voters a 'Plan B' option
The Daily Telegram
Other legislative ideas floating around for finding the estimated $1.2 billion needed yearly to fix our roads include using interest income from the $18 billion Michigan Catastrophic Claims Fund, raiding the state's Rainy Day Fund or the Natural ...

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Phil Power: Raise gas tax, but give voters a 'Plan B' option - The Daily Telegram

Wed, 2015-05-27 11:58

The Daily Telegram

Phil Power: Raise gas tax, but give voters a 'Plan B' option
The Daily Telegram
Faced with the threat of no funding for education in the state — lawmakers finally agreed to present to Michigan voters two options: □ Proposal A, which appeared on the ballot, was a constitutional amendment to ... Snyder's original proposal to ...

Bernie Sanders doesn't have to win the Democratic primary to do a lot of good - The Guardian

Wed, 2015-05-27 11:11

The Guardian

Bernie Sanders doesn't have to win the Democratic primary to do a lot of good
The Guardian
If people actually mean that, great, because Bernie looks like he gets his hair cut at a barber college, buys button-downs by the gross at a Van Heusen outlet and chose the dental plate that came free with his insurance. Bernie is ... of the word ...

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Editorials from around Pennsylvania - Sacramento Bee

Wed, 2015-05-27 09:58

Editorials from around Pennsylvania
Sacramento Bee
"We only get $18 per ticket," Joe McGranaghan, mayor of Shamokin Dam in Snyder County, Pa., told CNHI?reporter John Finnerty. "It would be tough ... "We had to use the church garden and an unfinished mall," recalled Father Douglas Bazi, an ebullient ...

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Editorials from around Pennsylvania - Miami Herald

Wed, 2015-05-27 09:55

Editorials from around Pennsylvania
Miami Herald
"We only get $18 per ticket," Joe McGranaghan, mayor of Shamokin Dam in Snyder County, Pa., told CNHI?reporter John Finnerty. "It would be ... "We had to use the church garden and an unfinished mall," recalled Father Douglas Bazi, an ebullient Iraqi ...

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$718000 in cuts likely to Boyne City Public Schools; sports and education ... - The Boyne City Gazette

Wed, 2015-05-27 08:47

$718000 in cuts likely to Boyne City Public Schools; sports and education ...
The Boyne City Gazette
“Just so everybody knows, there are no decisions … made tonight,” said Boyne City Public Schools Board of Education President Ken Schrader. “This is a workshop. This is advisory. This is for us to know—a lot of us are finding out the same time you ...

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Inside the war on coal - Politico

Wed, 2015-05-27 05:20

Politico

Inside the war on coal
Politico
Coal retirements have enabled Obama to pledge U.S. emissions cuts of up to 28 percent by 2025, which has, in turn, enabled him to strike a climate deal with China and pursue a global deal later this year in Paris. “We've found the ..... The EPA has ...

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Budget approvals boost roads, cuts film incentives - The Detroit News

Tue, 2015-05-26 20:57

The Detroit News

Budget approvals boost roads, cuts film incentives
The Detroit News
Sam Singh, D-East Lansing, said the plan represents progress "but we're still not anywhere near where we need to be" to adequately fund higher education. He said lawmakers still haven't made up for budget cuts to universities in 2011, Snyder's first ...
Lawmakers accelerate work to finish next Michigan budgetMidland Daily News

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Lawmakers accelerate work to finish next Michigan budget - Yahoo! Maktoob News

Tue, 2015-05-26 18:29

Yahoo! Maktoob News

Lawmakers accelerate work to finish next Michigan budget
Yahoo! Maktoob News
Rick Snyder took office in 2011. "We still are not anywhere near getting back to where we should be," said Rep. Sam Singh, an East Lansing Democrat who voted for the higher education budget. "If we want to be competitive in a global economy, if we want ...

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Bill to cut welfare cash if kids miss school passes Michigan Senate - MLive.com

Tue, 2015-05-26 14:58

MLive.com

Bill to cut welfare cash if kids miss school passes Michigan Senate
MLive.com
Rick Snyder. The Michigan League for Public Policy, noting that more than half a million Michigan children currently live in poverty, is already urging the governor to veto the bill. "The goal of increasing school attendance is laudable; we all want ...

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Petitions for marijuana legalization, prevailing wage repeal to go before ... - MLive.com

Tue, 2015-05-26 08:17

MLive.com

Petitions for marijuana legalization, prevailing wage repeal to go before ...
MLive.com
The Michigan Cannabis Coalition, which has been described as "a loosely formed group of business and political folks," wants to legalize and tax recreational marijuana, devoting any proceeds to education, public safety and public health. It's one of ...

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Mackinac Policy Conference to focus on roads, schools, urban revival - Crain's Detroit Business

Mon, 2015-05-25 15:22

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Mackinac Policy Conference to focus on roads, schools, urban revival
Crain's Detroit Business
Last year's meeting came amid uncertainty over Detroit's bankruptcy as lawmakers still had to commit state money and city employees and retirees had to approve pension cuts. This year organizers are reuniting key players involved in the bankruptcy exit ...
Mackinac meeting to focus on roads, schools, urban revivalSunHerald.com

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Dear young Physicists and Architects - Lifeboat Foundation (blog)

Mon, 2015-05-25 10:10

Dear young Physicists and Architects
Lifeboat Foundation (blog)
But even the old infinite temporal distance of the horizon of a black hole does already reveal a disquieting historical fact: Up to this day, every educated physicist thinks and readily explains with heavyweight arguments that the “frozen appearance ...

Mackinac meeting to focus on roads, schools, urban revival - SunHerald.com

Mon, 2015-05-25 05:25

Mackinac meeting to focus on roads, schools, urban revival
SunHerald.com
Guests speaking at the conference include John Hope Bryant, founder of Operation HOPE, which provides economic education and financial counseling to lower-income Americans; presidential author Doris Kearns Goodwin; Mike Rowe, host of CNN's "Somebody's ...

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Mackinac meeting to focus on roads, schools, urban revival - Bradenton Herald

Mon, 2015-05-25 05:06

Mackinac meeting to focus on roads, schools, urban revival
Bradenton Herald
Guests speaking at the conference include John Hope Bryant, founder of Operation HOPE, which provides economic education and financial counseling to lower-income Americans; presidential author Doris Kearns Goodwin; Mike Rowe, host of CNN's "Somebody's ...

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Mackinac meeting to focus on roads, schools, urban revival - Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

Mon, 2015-05-25 04:30

Mackinac meeting to focus on roads, schools, urban revival
Mid Columbia Tri City Herald
Guests speaking at the conference include John Hope Bryant, founder of Operation HOPE, which provides economic education and financial counseling to lower-income Americans; presidential author Doris Kearns Goodwin; Mike Rowe, host of CNN's "Somebody's ...

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New EPISD monitor Fred Liner experienced in aiding districts in crisis - El Paso Times

Sun, 2015-05-24 21:10

New EPISD monitor Fred Liner experienced in aiding districts in crisis
El Paso Times
Liner grew up in Snyder, between Midland and Abilene, and he received his bachelor's in education from the University of Texas at El Paso. He received his master's and superintendent certification from Sul Ross State University. He spent 35 years with ...

State must respond to education decline - Crain's Detroit Business

Sun, 2015-05-24 08:12

State must respond to education decline
Crain's Detroit Business
But the truth is that many of Michigan's schools are underperforming — and we're in an unintended race to the bottom that cuts across race, geography and income. According to the Education Trust-Midwest, if Michigan continues on its current path, it ...

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Editorial: Battle over prevailing wage laws heats up - Battle Creek Enquirer

Sun, 2015-05-24 06:12

Battle Creek Enquirer

Editorial: Battle over prevailing wage laws heats up
Battle Creek Enquirer
Rick Snyder is among those opposed to Republican lawmakers' efforts to repeal Michigan's prevailing wage law, and we agree with him. In January of this year, we wrote that prevailing wage laws protect people ... They know cutting wages would be cutting ...

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