Snyder's Education Cuts

THE REGULARS: America needs more leaders who focus on the common good - Sioux City Journal (blog)

Sun, 2015-04-26 10:03

Sioux City Journal (blog)

THE REGULARS: America needs more leaders who focus on the common good
Sioux City Journal (blog)
This new class of political heavyweights is cut from the same cloth. Being a Democrat or Republican makes no ... If you want to see how the real pros do it, look no further than the state of Michigan where my former Gateway boss, Rick Snyder, has ...

Judy Putnam: Proposal 1's strange bedfellows - Lansing State Journal

Sun, 2015-04-26 08:15

Lansing State Journal

Judy Putnam: Proposal 1's strange bedfellows
Lansing State Journal
HASLETT – Doug Pratt works for the Michigan Education Association. He's a Democrat. Rob Fowler heads the Small Business ... And a big plus for those who care about struggling working families is the restoration of the Earned Income Tax Credit, which ...
State residents to vote on roads proposalThe Michigan Daily

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Declining enrollment a statewide hurdle - Port Huron Times Herald

Sun, 2015-04-26 07:34

Port Huron Times Herald

Declining enrollment a statewide hurdle
Port Huron Times Herald
Michigan has seen overall declining enrollments from a high of 1,714,867 students in 2003 to a current 1,523,300 – a decline of 11 percent over 10 years, according to a November memo from the Michigan Board of Education. "With funding flowing largely ...

Ann Arbor schools anticipates 100 more students, new hires in 2015-2016 - MLive.com

Sun, 2015-04-26 05:41

MLive.com

Ann Arbor schools anticipates 100 more students, new hires in 2015-2016
MLive.com
As the Michigan Legislature debates education spending for next year, Ann Arbor Public Schools has three potential budgets prepared based on the outcome of the arguments. But regardless of the outcome, the district is in good financial shape, school ...

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How lawmakers replied _ or not _ to survey on Proposal 1 - The Elkhart Truth

Sun, 2015-04-26 00:12

Miami Herald

How lawmakers replied _ or not _ to survey on Proposal 1
The Elkhart Truth
3) If Proposal 1 fails, the legislature will need to return to the drawing board and create a plan that fixes our roads WITHOUT cutting critical funding for our schools and communities. So far, no alternative plans have been put forward that meet that ...
State residents to vote on roads proposalThe Michigan Daily

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Who wants to teach? Prep program numbers declining - Detroit Free Press

Sat, 2015-04-25 23:38

Detroit Free Press

Who wants to teach? Prep program numbers declining
Detroit Free Press
The decline is due largely to less job security as state and local education budgets shrink, teacher layoffs, cuts in salaries and benefits and weakened bargaining rights in some states. For some, the profession has become less attractive because of ...

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Governor will ask lawmakers to finance Detroit school fix, but it's not clear ... - The Detroit News

Sat, 2015-04-25 23:27

The Detroit News

Governor will ask lawmakers to finance Detroit school fix, but it's not clear ...
The Detroit News
Rick Snyder has his work cut out for him. While he's delayed releasing his vision ... But the governor also envisions another layer: the Detroit Education Commission, which would also be appointed by Duggan and Snyder. That commission would oversee all ...

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Fairless Board of Education Tuesday meeting - Times Reporter

Sat, 2015-04-25 23:05

Fairless Board of Education Tuesday meeting
Times Reporter
Snyder, who had the reflections portion of the meeting, hopes voters see the need for passage of the 8.9-mill operating levy on the May 5 ballot. “I hope voters see all the cuts we have made,” said Snyder. “I moved back to the district so my children ...

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Fairless Board of Education Tuesday meeting - New Philadelphia Times Reporter

Sat, 2015-04-25 22:50

Fairless Board of Education Tuesday meeting
New Philadelphia Times Reporter
Snyder, who had the reflections portion of the meeting, hopes voters see the need for passage of the 8.9-mill operating levy on the May 5 ballot. “I hope voters see all the cuts we have made,” said Snyder. “I moved back to the district so my children ...

John Boehner Says We Finally Have a Senate That is Actually Working - PoliticusUSA

Sat, 2015-04-25 08:01

PoliticusUSA

John Boehner Says We Finally Have a Senate That is Actually Working
PoliticusUSA
The fact that the Senate is actually working is helping us. It's fostered bipartisan, bicameral discussions on cybersecurity, on trade, on the collecting of foreign intelligence, elementary and secondary education reform. There's a whole host ... To ...

Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, MCC student to speak at commencement - The Morning Sun

Fri, 2015-04-24 10:40

Lt. Gov. Brian Calley, MCC student to speak at commencement
The Morning Sun
I had three kids to take care of at the time and knew a minimum wage job wasn't going to cut it. Around the same time, I found an article from high school where I talked about the future and pursuing a career in the medical field. Even though it felt ...

Rise & Shine: State exam language glitch to cause hundreds of make-ups - Chalkbeat New York

Fri, 2015-04-24 07:26

Rise & Shine: State exam language glitch to cause hundreds of make-ups
Chalkbeat New York
The Cuomo administration acknowledged that state education officials have the authority to give some school districts exemptions if they face hardships in meeting the set deadline, but counsel Alphonso David said “that is the exception, not the rule.”.

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Vote 'yes' on KRESA special-education tax request (Editorial) - MLive.com

Fri, 2015-04-24 05:36

MLive.com

Vote 'yes' on KRESA special-education tax request (Editorial)
MLive.com
Rick Snyder and GOP legislators have put a priority on stabilizing the Michigan Public School Employees Retirement System. That's a laudable goal, but it also means K-12 funding increases have been largely directed away from the classroom. Consider ...

Two percent higher education funding increase to be put to a vote - MSU State News

Thu, 2015-04-23 23:54

Two percent higher education funding increase to be put to a vote
MSU State News
Snyder's first budget recommendation when he assumed office called for deep cuts in higher education appropriations, and MSU's funding decreased 15 percent. Each year afterward MSU has received 1 to 2 percent increases, with the exception of last year.

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Hunt's back, third time's a charm - The Altamont Enterprise

Thu, 2015-04-23 19:07

The Altamont Enterprise

Hunt's back, third time's a charm
The Altamont Enterprise
VOORHEESVILLE — Former Voorheesville teacher Brian Hunt will take the helm as the school district's new superintendent this July, as the current superintendent, Teresa Thayer Snyder, retires. He says the job is a perfect fit — both professionally and ...

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Snyder pushes Prop 1 by throwing asphalt - The Detroit News

Thu, 2015-04-23 18:01

The Detroit News

Snyder pushes Prop 1 by throwing asphalt
The Detroit News
The Democrat urges a yes vote and says a "Plan B" alternative in the state Legislature would involve deep cuts to K-12 schools, law enforcement and higher education. Safe Roads Yes campaign spokesman Roger Martin said a proposal from Prop 1 ...
Detroit schools deficit payoff proposal could cost every district in the state ...MLive.com
Ad hoc actions won't cut it for districts in debtDetroit Free Press

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Top prospect Gary felt 'a lot of love' on UM visit - Detroit Free Press

Thu, 2015-04-23 13:49

Detroit Free Press

Top prospect Gary felt 'a lot of love' on UM visit
Detroit Free Press
With 2016 football recruiting hitting its stride, the recruiting services are re-evaluating their rankings. At No. 1 on ESPN: Paramus (N.J.) Catholic defensive tackle Rashan Gary. For a variety of reasons, Michigan is in the mix and Gary updated his ...

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Michigan representatives strip funding for private schools from education ... - MLive.com

Thu, 2015-04-23 13:15

MLive.com

Michigan representatives strip funding for private schools from education ...
MLive.com
"Even though you say you're not cutting a program, because you dispersed it across every school district across the state, the intent of those dollars are not being met," he said. The House budget represents a ... It does not fund: the governor's third ...

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Feature: Looking back and moving on - Pacific Sun

Thu, 2015-04-23 13:14

Pacific Sun

Feature: Looking back and moving on
Pacific Sun
His new, second book has the enigmatic title, The Rainman's Third Cure: An Irregular Education. While his first memoir ... At about age 29, I met Gary Snyder, and he was such an exemplar of an integrated life that I was floored. I couldn't figure out ...

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Beer forward - Traverse City Record Eagle

Thu, 2015-04-23 11:12

Traverse City Record Eagle

Beer forward
Traverse City Record Eagle
Snyder closed Bad Teacher in March after more than two years in business. He said running the 3,100 square-foot store was cutting into his career as a financial representative. "I feel I can play a role in helping promote homebrewing without it ...

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