Snyder's Education Cuts

Tuesday reader's view: Not happy times - Midland Daily News

Tue, 2014-08-19 16:26

Tuesday reader's view: Not happy times
Midland Daily News
First of all, under Snyder the foundation allowance was cut $300 per pupil starting with the 2011-2012 education budgets. These schools continue to struggle to recover that lost revenue as they were simply forced to determine how to make up the difference.

Truth Squad: Warning on gubernatorial candidate Schauer's first TV ad - MLive.com

Tue, 2014-08-19 15:09

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Truth Squad: Warning on gubernatorial candidate Schauer's first TV ad
MLive.com
The claim that Snyder cut funding to education was true for one year, but is debatable over his term. The claim that the Michigan's economy isn't working for those who aren't wealthy is not adequately supported by data. The fact is that some data ...
Schauer is helping Snyder's caseRoyal Oak Daily Tribune

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Former Pontiac Emergency Manager Louis H. Schimmel Returns To Municipal ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Mon, 2014-08-18 12:18

Former Pontiac Emergency Manager Louis H. Schimmel Returns To Municipal ...
PR Newswire (press release)
Mr. Schimmel had resigned from MFCI in March 2010, to serve as Executive Administrator for the City of Warren and then on September 12, 2011, was appointed Emergency Manager of the City of Pontiac by Governor Rick Snyder. ... Additionally, he sold the ...

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Rick Haglund: Is the Michigan tax on seniors' pensions fair? - MLive.com

Sun, 2014-08-17 07:20

Rick Haglund: Is the Michigan tax on seniors' pensions fair?
MLive.com
Rick Snyder and the Republican-controlled Legislature in 2011, promises to be an ongoing issue in this year's governor's race between Snyder and Democratic challenger Mark Schauer. Schauer has said he would eliminate ... Bartik said he thinks the ...

Coachella Valley High School eyes agriculture facility - The Desert Sun

Sun, 2014-08-17 00:25

Coachella Valley High School eyes agriculture facility
The Desert Sun
Coachella Valley High is one of the few valley schools to offer agriculture education, but for years the campus has not had the facilities to match the curriculum. Due to years of education budget cuts, farmland owned by the school has fallen into ...

State House candidate Page an avid hunter and environmentalist - Petoskey News-Review

Fri, 2014-08-15 10:24

State House candidate Page an avid hunter and environmentalist
Petoskey News-Review
He wants to reinstate $1.7 billion in tax cuts to corporations and businesses that were ushered in by Republican Gov. Rick Snyder. That money, Page says, will help improve Michigan's roads and infrastructure, as well as fund the public education system.

Ivy Tech honors Kokomo's Debra Cook with state Alumni Achievement Award - Kokomo Perspective

Fri, 2014-08-15 10:03

Ivy Tech honors Kokomo's Debra Cook with state Alumni Achievement Award
Kokomo Perspective
The award was presented by Ivy Tech President Thomas Snyder during the College's annual Alumni Achievement Dinner held this year at The Commons in Columbus as part of the State Board of Trustees' August meeting. Each year, each Ivy Tech region ... She ...

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The Trouble With Living Large - Wall Street Journal

Fri, 2014-08-15 09:02

Wall Street Journal

The Trouble With Living Large
Wall Street Journal
Norm and Linda Snyder are selling their 14,000-square-foot dream home on 30 acres of waterfront on Maryland's Kent Island. When they built it, they included everything they ever wanted in a house, including a nightclub with a full bar and stage for ...

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Schauer, Snyder: Neck and Neck - Michronicleonline

Fri, 2014-08-15 01:38

Michronicleonline

Schauer, Snyder: Neck and Neck
Michronicleonline
The ads carefully target issues that are bound to resonate with Michigan voters: the auto industry rescue, education and middle class tax cuts. Clearly, these themes are presidential campaign themes but they are also matters that cannot be divorced ...

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The New Shame of the Cities - FrontPage Magazine

Thu, 2014-08-14 23:06

The New Shame of the Cities
FrontPage Magazine
The fiscal irresponsibility that has driven our cities to bankruptcy has daily, real-life, real-time consequences for citizens as budgets are slashed and first responders are cut back. .... rehabilitate slums and replace them with publicly financed ...

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The New Shame of the Cities - FrontPage Magazine

Thu, 2014-08-14 23:06

The New Shame of the Cities
FrontPage Magazine
The fiscal irresponsibility that has driven our cities to bankruptcy has daily, real-life, real-time consequences for citizens as budgets are slashed and first responders are cut back. .... rehabilitate slums and replace them with publicly financed ...

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Ridgewood News Op-Ed: When the cemetery dies - NorthJersey.com

Thu, 2014-08-14 15:19

NorthJersey.com

Ridgewood News Op-Ed: When the cemetery dies
NorthJersey.com
With a few blocks of separation between the church and the cemetery, Paramus Plains cemetery was neglected to the point that, except for a few family plots, the grass was not cut and wild trees were abundant. The last internment was recorded in 1944.

Watch: Fox News Expert Lets Slip Obama Birth Certificate Could Be A Fraud - Western Journalism

Thu, 2014-08-14 15:04

Watch: Fox News Expert Lets Slip Obama Birth Certificate Could Be A Fraud
Western Journalism
(3) Birthers said that Obama's Kenyan grandmother said that he was born in Kenya—but the transcript of the call shows that she said that he was BORN IN HAWAII—why do you suppose they did not quote her accurately and in fact cut off the tape recording ...

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Funding public education - Sunbury Daily Item

Thu, 2014-08-14 13:59

Funding public education
Sunbury Daily Item
Actually, their funding was cut dramatically. Statewide, more than 20,000 teachers lost good-paying jobs, more than 200 neighborhood schools were closed, and college students saw their tuition rates hiked. In Snyder County, 33 teachers lost their jobs ...

Dozens rally in support of education, bonds - Mooresville Tribune

Thu, 2014-08-14 08:36

Dozens rally in support of education, bonds
Mooresville Tribune
Dozens rally in support of education, bonds. Story · Comments · Image (3) ..... More than two dozen educators and their families responded, and filled the corner of Court and Center streets with red shirts and hand-lettered signs that read “Children ...

'Aquaman' Gets A Solo Movie, Two Scripts In The Works - International Business Times AU

Thu, 2014-08-14 02:02

International Business Times AU

'Aquaman' Gets A Solo Movie, Two Scripts In The Works
International Business Times AU
Placard reads "We want to be the champions in healthcare, education and not just in football." According to Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros. has hired screenwriters ... However, Zack Snyder reportedly hinted that he may be in the "Man of Steel" sequel ...

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Dozens rally in support of education, bonds - Statesville Record & Landmark

Wed, 2014-08-13 23:33

Dozens rally in support of education, bonds
Statesville Record & Landmark
... facebook for Iredell residents to take part. More than two dozen educators and their families responded, and filled the corner of Court and Center streets with red shirts and hand-lettered signs that read “Children deserve better” and “Education ...

The Top 50 College Football Players for 2014 - The Big Lead

Wed, 2014-08-13 15:31

The Top 50 College Football Players for 2014
The Big Lead
Tyler Lockett [WR - Kansas State] Bill Snyder is not known for throwing the ball all over the field. When they had to last season, Lockett lit up Texas (13 catches, 237 yards), ... He opted to return as a senior and to finish his education. Nebraska ...

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Snyder talks Aramark, skilled trades in Marquette - WNMU-FM

Wed, 2014-08-13 08:52

Snyder talks Aramark, skilled trades in Marquette
WNMU-FM
Snyder says while he acknowledges there have been issues, he says cuts needed to be made in the Department of Corrections, and the food services sector had to be addressed. “This was part of that process that was called for by the Legislature, to ...

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Another day, another billion dollars wasted - The Detroit News

Wed, 2014-08-13 00:04

Another day, another billion dollars wasted
The Detroit News
In 2011, Snyder and the GOP were in a rush to raise our taxes and cut education funding so they could pay for a $1.4 billion corporate tax giveaway. While repealing the Michigan Business Tax, they tossed in another $1 billion worth of tax reductions ...

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