Snyder's Education Cuts

State budget director packs up for job in home state Utah - Lansing State Journal

Fri, 2014-02-28 11:23

State budget director packs up for job in home state Utah
Lansing State Journal
Rick Snyder persuaded John Nixon to leave his home state of Utah and become his budget director, the $250,000 salary Snyder offered was close to double what Nixon's predecessor made. But even that wasn't enough to keep Nixon, who has ... John Nixon had ...
Michigan budget director John Nixon resignsDetroit Free Press

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Should states restore recession cuts? Four arguments for and against - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 2014-02-28 10:44

Should states restore recession cuts? Four arguments for and against
Los Angeles Times
But it's spending less: General fund expenditures will be $9.6 billion this year, compared with $9.9 billion in 2008. Still, Gov. Rick Snyder has projected a $1-billion budget surplus and floated the idea of tax cuts in this year's budget proposal. But ...

Skubick's Capitol: Small word, potentially big impact - Petoskey News-Review

Fri, 2014-02-28 10:32

Skubick's Capitol: Small word, potentially big impact
Petoskey News-Review
Posted: Friday, February 28, 2014 10:11 am. Skubick's Capitol: Small word, potentially big impact. Wouldn't it be incredible if the race for governor this year came down to a three-letter word — cut — as in Gov. Rick Snyder cut education by $1 ...

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State budget director packs up for job in home state Utah - Lansing State Journal

Fri, 2014-02-28 10:08

State budget director packs up for job in home state Utah
Lansing State Journal
Rick Snyder persuaded John Nixon to leave his home state of Utah and become his budget director, the $250,000 salary Snyder offered was close to double what Nixon's predecessor made. But even that wasn't enough to keep Nixon, who has ... John Nixon had ...

University leaders skeptical of lowering Gov. Rick Snyder's proposed 3.2 ... - The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

Fri, 2014-02-28 07:22

University leaders skeptical of lowering Gov. Rick Snyder's proposed 3.2 ...
The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com
Snyder and the Republican-led legislature cut 15 percent from the higher education budget in 2011, and have restored funding incrementally over the last two years. Related: GVSU students on $188 per semester tuition increase: 'I don't think it should ...

Michigan budget director John Nixon resigns - Detroit Free Press

Fri, 2014-02-28 07:21

Michigan budget director John Nixon resigns
Detroit Free Press
LANSING — When Gov. Rick Snyder persuaded John Nixon to leave his home state of Utah and become his budget director, the $250,000 salary Snyder offered was close to double what Nixon's predecessor made. But even that wasn't enough to keep Nixon ...

No Sleep: The Education of Keron DeShields - Montana Kaimin

Fri, 2014-02-28 04:55

No Sleep: The Education of Keron DeShields
Montana Kaimin
A scuffle broke out outside of Stockman's Bar between former Griz guard Will Cherry and another man, Jason Shawn Snyder. Cherry said at first it was “typical .... But they cut me because they wanted to put Sam Cassell Jr. on there.” Someone who headed ...

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School to increase technology and revamp instruction - Adobe Press

Thu, 2014-02-27 22:01

School to increase technology and revamp instruction
Adobe Press
James Snyder, principal of Grover Beach Elementary, said the school plans to increase its wireless capacity; provide 30 Chromebooks, a type of personal computer, in the next couple weeks; and by next year double the number of the Google devices. The ...

Chicago will avoid Detroit's bankruptcy fate, rating agency predicts - The Detroit News

Thu, 2014-02-27 16:10

Chicago will avoid Detroit's bankruptcy fate, rating agency predicts
The Detroit News
“By attracting this generation, Chicago stands to benefit from increased consumer activity and demand for education, as well as a larger pool of talent from which to select its future community leaders.” With a younger population base, Chicago is also ...

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Chicago will avoid Detroit's bankruptcy fate, rating agency predicts - The Detroit News

Thu, 2014-02-27 16:10

Chicago will avoid Detroit's bankruptcy fate, rating agency predicts
The Detroit News
“By attracting this generation, Chicago stands to benefit from increased consumer activity and demand for education, as well as a larger pool of talent from which to select its future community leaders.” With a younger population base, Chicago is also ...

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WPI Announces Faculty Promotions and Tenure Awards - WPI News

Thu, 2014-02-27 16:07

WPI News

WPI Announces Faculty Promotions and Tenure Awards
WPI News
Beck, who is affiliated with WPI's Learning Sciences and Technologies Program, conducts research on educational data mining, a new discipline that develops techniques for analyzing large educational data sets to make discoveries that will improve ...

Some advocates think it might be time to ditch arts education as we know it - Michigan Radio

Thu, 2014-02-27 12:02

Some advocates think it might be time to ditch arts education as we know it
Michigan Radio
And the usual hand wringing just isn't going to cut it. That's why arts advocates are trying some new tactics to sell you, me, ... Rick Snyder has been adding more money back in to the arts budget – it was up to more than $7 million last year. That ...

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School leaders, parents offering lawmakers alternate budget that puts more ... - The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com

Thu, 2014-02-27 11:41

School leaders, parents offering lawmakers alternate budget that puts more ...
The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com
Rick Snyder's recent proposal. “We have been living with cuts for so long, it is directly impacting our kids education,” said Ramsey, parent co-chair of the Friends of Kent County Schools “This proposal is looking at putting money back in the classroom.”.

It might be time to ditch arts education as we know it - Michigan Radio

Thu, 2014-02-27 08:19

It might be time to ditch arts education as we know it
Michigan Radio
And the usual hand wringing just isn't going to cut it. That's why arts advocates are trying some new tactics to sell you, me, ... Rick Snyder has been adding more money back in to the arts budget – it was up to more than $7 million last year. That ...

School districts look at extended school days, years - KSDK

Wed, 2014-02-26 19:06

School districts look at extended school days, years
KSDK
Rick Snyder. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has made it clear he's in favor, too. People who support increasing the time students spend in the classroom argue that it gives children longer learning blocks to become immersed in their studies ...

School districts nationwide look at extended school days, years - WFAA

Wed, 2014-02-26 16:56

WFAA

School districts nationwide look at extended school days, years
WFAA
Each state has its own school-time requirements, but 180 days is average, according to the Education Commission of the States. While state law establishes the minimum ... "The longer school day affects teachers by having them be responsible for having ...

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School districts look at extended school days, years - 13WMAZ

Wed, 2014-02-26 12:38

School districts look at extended school days, years
13WMAZ
Rick Snyder. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has made it clear he's in favor, too. People who support increasing the time students spend in the classroom argue that it gives children longer learning blocks to become immersed in their studies ...

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School districts look at extended school days, years - USA TODAY

Wed, 2014-02-26 10:33

School districts look at extended school days, years
USA TODAY
Rick Snyder. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has made it clear he's in favor, too. People who support increasing the time students spend in the classroom argue that it gives children longer learning blocks to become immersed in their studies ...

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County discusses matching funds for state road grants - The Tomahawk

Wed, 2014-02-26 09:38

County discusses matching funds for state road grants
The Tomahawk
However, the last set of projects proved more difficult, and along with cuts concerning exactly what services the federal money could be applied toward, Jennings ultimately ended up having to come to the commission to ask for a loan to cover ...

Grading the Governor - Fenton Tri County Times

Wed, 2014-02-26 09:28

Grading the Governor
Fenton Tri County Times
The ad starts with Snyder popping up from a pool, wearing SCUBA gear, claiming that 220,000 private sector jobs were created in his tenure, and that he cut “job killing taxes.” ... Examples include education, health and wellness and infrastructure.

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