Snyder's Education Cuts

Miller praises budget - WLKM Radio

Tue, 2015-06-23 09:13

Miller praises budget
WLKM Radio
Rick Snyder for signing a fiscally responsible budget that increases funding for classrooms and continues to build a solid public-safety foundation. Miller, chair of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on State Police, said the 2015-2016 budget pays ...

Former CNN and NBC anchor Campbell Brown announces mid-July launch of ... - Talking New Media

Tue, 2015-06-23 08:42

Former CNN and NBC anchor Campbell Brown announces mid-July launch of ...
Talking New Media
Snyder and a team of experienced journalists will conduct hard-hitting investigations, provide provocative analysis, and develop cutting-edge multimedia content, which will break through the clutter of stale education news and make an impact. Regular ...

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Grand Rapids cites the limits of state rankings to explain school gaps - Bridge Michigan

Tue, 2015-06-23 06:12

Bridge Michigan

Grand Rapids cites the limits of state rankings to explain school gaps
Bridge Michigan
More than 50 percent of its students don't speak English at home as their primary language or they have a special education designation. The district enrolls about 1,200 homeless children, or more than 7 percent of its students. About 36 percent of ...

New Research Exposes Folly of Wisconsin's Prevailing Wage Repeal Proposal ... - California Newswire

Mon, 2015-06-22 21:12

California Newswire

New Research Exposes Folly of Wisconsin's Prevailing Wage Repeal Proposal ...
California Newswire
Paul Ryan and neighboring GOP Governor Rick Snyder—and our goal is to ensure that policy makers have the facts they need to cut through the overheated political rhetoric and make informed decisions.” The study uses data from the Economic Census of ...

A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials - Washington Times

Mon, 2015-06-22 11:34

A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials
Washington Times
Rick Snyder, who came up with the cap-incentive system as a way to “reward” colleges for either cutting costs or finding other sources for new revenue. It's also a loss for past Legislatures and former Gov. Jennifer Granholm, who starved higher ...

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A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials - WRAL.com

Mon, 2015-06-22 11:32

A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials
WRAL.com
Rick Snyder, who came up with the cap-incentive system as a way to "reward" colleges for either cutting costs or finding other sources for new revenue. It's also a loss for past Legislatures and former Gov. Jennifer Granholm, who starved higher ...

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Bull moose causes thrill in Northport, telegraph project a probable success - Republican Journal

Mon, 2015-06-22 11:14

Bull moose causes thrill in Northport, telegraph project a probable success
Republican Journal
“Members of the class of 1974, Belfast Area High School, recently planted a Colorado blue spruce on the school grounds to replace a similar tree which vandals cut down last December. The tree was one of a pair planted several years ago in memory of ...

Batman: Arkham Knight and the Future of Batman Games - Den of Geek!

Mon, 2015-06-22 09:50

Den of Geek!

Batman: Arkham Knight and the Future of Batman Games
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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Changes to education funding could help or hurt locally - Uniontown Herald Standard

Mon, 2015-06-22 02:01

Uniontown Herald Standard

Changes to education funding could help or hurt locally
Uniontown Herald Standard
Pennsylvania's Basic Education Funding Commission has voted unanimously in favor of a new funding formula for school districts that, if approved by the House and Senate and signed into law, will base funding in part on median household income in each ...

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Pensions, debt obstruct Snyder's Detroit schools plan - Detroit Free Press

Mon, 2015-06-22 00:03

Pensions, debt obstruct Snyder's Detroit schools plan
Detroit Free Press
Tom Watkins, a former state superintendent of education, said pension costs are a huge burden for the district. ... What's more, union officials have ardently opposed Snyder's proposal and would surely fight any prospective effort to cut pension ...

Looking back: Washing machine mishap injures woman in 1940 - Rosemount Town Pages

Sun, 2015-06-21 13:03

Looking back: Washing machine mishap injures woman in 1940
Rosemount Town Pages
Rosemount Education Association elected officers recently for the coming year. Those taking office ... Those named were: Bruce Nichols and Harvey Snyder to contact local businessmen and discuss having them sponsor or enter floats; Vern Marcell, street ...

State AFL-CIO: Legislators need to 'stop playing politics with our pensions' - Pennsylvania Business Daily

Fri, 2015-06-19 15:46

State AFL-CIO: Legislators need to 'stop playing politics with our pensions'
Pennsylvania Business Daily
... proposals to cut pensions even further does not solve the problem, but rather it makes it much worse at the expense of taxpayers and public-service workers that educate and care for our children and parents, and make our communities safe,” Snyder said.
Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, In Light Of Actuarial Report Urges Legislative Leaders ...Virtual Press Office (press release)

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Shifting Economic Development Cash to Roads Sparks Fight in Michigan - Construction Equipment Guide

Fri, 2015-06-19 12:56

Construction Equipment Guide

Shifting Economic Development Cash to Roads Sparks Fight in Michigan
Construction Equipment Guide
The $135 million reduction could remove about one-third of an estimated $400 million to $450 million in state spending on economic development, not including federal education and workforce training money. ... But Arwood is resisting further cuts as ...

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Phil Power: Michigan imprisonment's huge costs - The Daily Telegram

Fri, 2015-06-19 10:18

The Daily Telegram

Phil Power: Michigan imprisonment's huge costs
The Daily Telegram
Rick Snyder delivered a special message on criminal justice that urged a series of wide-ranging reforms aimed at reducing costs, protecting crime victims and reducing prisoner recidivism. He pointed to a report ... The governor wants to send fewer non ...

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, In Light Of Actuarial Report Urges Legislative Leaders ... - Virtual Press Office (press release)

Thu, 2015-06-18 18:04

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, In Light Of Actuarial Report Urges Legislative Leaders ...
Virtual Press Office (press release)
HARRISBURG, Pa., June 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder agree with the actuarial analysis released by the Public Employees Retirement Commission ... It warns us ...

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Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, In Light Of Actuarial Report Urges Legislative Leaders ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Thu, 2015-06-18 17:51

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO, In Light Of Actuarial Report Urges Legislative Leaders ...
PR Newswire (press release)
HARRISBURG, Pa., June 18, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder agree with the actuarial analysis released by the Public Employees Retirement Commission ... It warns us ...

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A Detroit teacher goes to work: Bringing lessons alive (Chapter 2) - MLive.com

Thu, 2015-06-18 15:28

MLive.com

A Detroit teacher goes to work: Bringing lessons alive (Chapter 2)
MLive.com
Rick Snyder and the state legislature are expected to make another round of changes to Detroit schools, including addressing $438 million in DPS debt. Snyder also has said he wants to reorganize the power structure of public education in Detroit ...

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For First Time Since 1966 Crop of GOP Candidates Emerges From Key States - New York Sun

Thu, 2015-06-18 09:18

New York Sun

For First Time Since 1966 Crop of GOP Candidates Emerges From Key States
New York Sun
The Reagan-Bush years were good years for America and the world, with the victorious and bloodless end of the Cold War, the great Reagan economic boom, tax cuts, and job creation, and the eviction of Saddam Hussein from Kuwait, and they were ...

A Detroit teacher goes to work: 'Can I sleep at night?' (Chapter 3) - Bridge Michigan

Thu, 2015-06-18 08:06

Bridge Michigan

A Detroit teacher goes to work: 'Can I sleep at night?' (Chapter 3)
Bridge Michigan
Branded as a low-performing “priority school” in 2010, Schulze was forced to adopt a redesign plan, helped in part by more than $6 million in federal school improvement grant funds, state education records show. The grant paid for reading specialists, ...

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A Detroit teacher goes to work: Bringing lessons alive (Chapter 2) - Bridge Michigan

Thu, 2015-06-18 07:52

Bridge Michigan

A Detroit teacher goes to work: Bringing lessons alive (Chapter 2)
Bridge Michigan
Rick Snyder and the state legislature are expected to make another round of changes to Detroit schools, including addressing $438 million in DPS debt. Snyder also has said he wants to reorganize the power structure of public education in Detroit ...

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