Snyder's Education Cuts

Detroit to resume mass water shutoffs - World Socialist Web Site

Sat, 2015-03-21 01:52

Detroit to resume mass water shutoffs
World Socialist Web Site
These words—reactionary as they are heartless—were spoken by the same man who presided over an illegal bankruptcy process, which, in violation of the explicit language of the state constitution, imposed sweeping cuts on the pensions of thousands of ...

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Weekend reads: The real story behind the Common Core standards isn't its ... - Chalkbeat Colorado

Fri, 2015-03-20 18:40

Chalkbeat Colorado

Weekend reads: The real story behind the Common Core standards isn't its ...
Chalkbeat Colorado
Plus, the type of homework most useful for young students, nine billionaires are about to remake New York schools, and more in our weekly roundup of education must-reads. by Stephanie Snyder on March 20, 2015 4:38 pm ... But reality isn't as cut and ...

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Education Officials Say Michigan 'Literally Can't Afford Any More Bad Schools' - WDET

Fri, 2015-03-20 16:59

WDET

Education Officials Say Michigan 'Literally Can't Afford Any More Bad Schools'
WDET
“We believe that the Executive Order 2015-9, signed by Governor Rick Snyder on March 12, 2015, violates the State Constitution by stripping the State Superintendent of his/her authority to execute the policies of the State Board of Education,” the ...
Dearborn school leader chosen state superintendentThe Detroit News

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Hot lines 3/22/15 - Fenton Tri County Times

Fri, 2015-03-20 16:54

Hot lines 3/22/15
Fenton Tri County Times
EVERYONE IS TALKING about the gym's transgender locker room policy, but not one person I spoke with agrees with their logic. Per their inane policy, if Bruce Jenner walked into their gym he would be able to shower and dress in the ladies locker room.

Debate over two- and four-year degrees - Grand Rapids Business Journal (subscription)

Fri, 2015-03-20 15:09

Debate over two- and four-year degrees
Grand Rapids Business Journal (subscription)
But where those students can get the best education for their needs has become a matter of debate between the governor and the universities. Gov. Rick Snyder has pushed hard for more students to consider two-year community college degrees, earning ...

SXSW Film Review: 'Petting Zoo' - Variety

Fri, 2015-03-20 12:51

Variety

SXSW Film Review: 'Petting Zoo'
Variety
That's a familiar enough position for most teens, but a difficult one to capture on film, where ambivalence or listlessness can render a drama stagnant — the reason so many movies favor characters with clear-cut goals and ambitions, which offer a ...

Police Officers and Firefighters Are Exceptions to New Public Sector Rules - New York Times

Thu, 2015-03-19 18:37

New York Times

Police Officers and Firefighters Are Exceptions to New Public Sector Rules
New York Times
Rick Snyder of Michigan signed a right-to-work bill, eliminating the requirement that private and public sector workers contribute dues to the unions that represent them, whether or not they are members. The bill included a “carve-out” for police ...

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State budget cuts could affect War Memorial Hospital - Sault Ste. Marie Evening News

Thu, 2015-03-19 13:45

State budget cuts could affect War Memorial Hospital
Sault Ste. Marie Evening News
Gov. Rick Snyder's proposed 2015-16 state budget includes a series of cuts that could have a significant impact on War Memorial Hospital in Sault Ste. Marie, according to the hospital's chief executive officer. David Jahn told The Evening News that the ...

Target cuts HR staff who helped with last week's layoffs - Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal

Thu, 2015-03-19 12:57

Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal

Target cuts HR staff who helped with last week's layoffs
Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal
The Minneapolis-based retailer notified approximately 40 HR employees Thursday that they will be laid off, Target spokeswoman Molly Snyder said. The positions were included in the 1,700 layoff figure announced last week by Target (NYSE: TGT), but the ...

More layoffs at Target Thursday - KARE

Thu, 2015-03-19 11:43

KARE

More layoffs at Target Thursday
KARE
Spokesperson Molly Snyder says the layoff involves a "small group" of employees, and that those employees were informed that their jobs were being eliminated Thursday morning. The job cuts mostly involve employees from human resources that were ...

For 40000 med school students, Match Day eve underscores physician ... - Crain's Detroit Business

Thu, 2015-03-19 10:54

For 40000 med school students, Match Day eve underscores physician ...
Crain's Detroit Business
The event underscores physician workforce issues and how, while the number of medical school students is increasing, the number of graduate medical education positions where new doctors train has remained flat. ... In Michigan, Gov. Rick Snyder ...

Pancakes and Politics 10 years and counting - Michronicleonline

Thu, 2015-03-19 08:02

Michronicleonline

Pancakes and Politics 10 years and counting
Michronicleonline
Dozens of Michigan's most famous and influential political, business, educational and community leaders have taken to the stage to tackle tough issues like race, the economy, workforce preparedness, healthcare, the role of women, the status of ...

Book City: Publisher Tim Colman's poetic must-reads - Crosscut

Thu, 2015-03-19 04:36

Book City: Publisher Tim Colman's poetic must-reads
Crosscut
And if I can add one more it would be Gary Snyder for precisely locating the way cedar, rivers and mountains flow through our soul. I keep a collection of Pablo Neruda's on my desk, and a book of ... The river was cut by the world's great flood and ...

Jud Snyder - Community Voice

Wed, 2015-03-18 22:12

Jud Snyder
Community Voice
In Autumn, farmers cut down the potato vines, piled them up to dry out, and then plowed up the bigger potatoes and set the vine piles ablaze. We kids would toss the ... Now, I read in the dailies, the Sonoma County Agricultural Preservation and Open ...

Dearborn school leader chosen state superintendent - The Detroit News

Wed, 2015-03-18 17:17

The Detroit News

Dearborn school leader chosen state superintendent
The Detroit News
Last week, Snyder yanked the state's School Reform Office from the Department of Education and placed it — at least on paper — under the Department of Technology, Management and Budget, which he directly controls. ... Whiston's supporters cited his ...

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Michigan Aims to Grow Volunteer Cyber Corps - StateTech Magazine

Wed, 2015-03-18 15:46

Michigan Aims to Grow Volunteer Cyber Corps
StateTech Magazine
Nearly a year has passed since the state officially launched the Michigan Cyber Civilian Corps (MiC3), a growing team of cyber experts from government, education and the private sector, who have volunteered to provide assistance in the wake of a large ...

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Pancakes & Politics 10 years and counting - Michronicleonline

Wed, 2015-03-18 13:31

Michronicleonline

Pancakes & Politics 10 years and counting
Michronicleonline
Dozens of Michigan's most famous and influential political, business, educational and community leaders have taken to the stage to tackle tough issues like race, the economy, workforce preparedness, healthcare, the role of women, the status of ...

Ivy Tech Joins Minority Consortium - Inside Indiana Business (press release)

Wed, 2015-03-18 07:23

Inside Indiana Business (press release)

Ivy Tech Joins Minority Consortium
Inside Indiana Business (press release)
"Ivy Tech has the greatest higher education impact on the African-American population of Indiana with more than half of African-Americans enrolled in college in Indiana attending Ivy Tech," said Ivy Tech President Thomas J. Snyder. "We are committed to ...

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Phillipsburg area teachers blame state health care reform for eroding raises - lehighvalleylive.com

Wed, 2015-03-18 06:42

lehighvalleylive.com

Phillipsburg area teachers blame state health care reform for eroding raises
lehighvalleylive.com
Pohatcong Education Association President Rick Snyder said teachers at the kindergarten through eighth grade school have also been dealt a blow by the health care reform law. When public employees started contributing to their health care depended on ...

Shell game continues - Sunbury Daily Item

Wed, 2015-03-18 05:32

Shell game continues
Sunbury Daily Item
Business manager Brian Snyder is counting beans that don't exist. Gov. Tom Wolfe is selling cookies he doesn't have. So this time they are ... What is needed is one principal per building, a superintendent that directs elementary and secondary ...

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