Snyder's Education Cuts

AP-MI–Michigan News Digest 6 pm, MI - wivb.com

Thu, 2014-12-18 13:35

AP-MI–Michigan News Digest 6 pm, MI
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The Michigan House and Senate wrap up their postelection lame duck session Friday and are expected to finish legislative approval of a $1.6 Michigan proposal to fund roads and K-12 through community college education. By David Eggert. UPCOMING: 130 ...

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Governor Snyder announces deal on road funding - WXYZ

Thu, 2014-12-18 12:28

WXYZ

Governor Snyder announces deal on road funding
WXYZ
Under the proposal, voters would be asked to approval a raise in the state's sales tax to 7%. The ballot proposal would also eliminate the state's fuel tax, remove some higher education bodies from the state's school aid fund and amended the state's ...
Fix roads without hurting education, say Flint mayor, road commissionMLive.com
Republican Road Funding Plan Deals Another Blow to DemocracyHuffington Post

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"That Joke Has Everything": David Letterman, Before Late Night - Deadspin

Thu, 2014-12-18 11:46

Deadspin

"That Joke Has Everything": David Letterman, Before Late Night
Deadspin
They work the rooms and they yearn for their moment under the television lights—the moment that can turn them into paradigms of our age, the names cut into the marble walls of our culture halls: BRENNER. CHASE. KLEIN. ..... David Letterman may not be ...

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"That Joke Has Everything": David Letterman, Before Late Night - Deadspin

Thu, 2014-12-18 11:36

Deadspin

"That Joke Has Everything": David Letterman, Before Late Night
Deadspin
They work the rooms and they yearn for their moment under the television lights—the moment that can turn them into paradigms of our age, the names cut into the marble walls of our culture halls: BRENNER. CHASE. KLEIN. ..... David Letterman may not be ...

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Ann Arbor area business briefs: Richner & Richner and Tecumseh Products - MLive.com

Thu, 2014-12-18 07:38

Ann Arbor area business briefs: Richner & Richner and Tecumseh Products
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To become CFRE certified, Starman met a series of standards set by CFRE International that includes tenure in the profession, education, demonstrated fundraising achievement, and a commitment to service to not-for-profit organizations. ... Rick Snyder ...

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Rise & Shine: Cuomo suggests not protecting teachers from ratings tied to test ... - Chalkbeat New York

Thu, 2014-12-18 07:23

Rise & Shine: Cuomo suggests not protecting teachers from ratings tied to test ...
Chalkbeat New York
by Stephanie Snyder on December 18, 2014 7:20 am ... The city education department will create new policies for using emergency medical responders to handle school disturbances in an effort to send fewer disruptive students to emergency rooms after a ...

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Franklin supports stopping Sussex Tech tuition - The Advertiser News South

Thu, 2014-12-18 06:13

Franklin supports stopping Sussex Tech tuition
The Advertiser News South
FRANKLIN — Bob Walker, Interim Superintendent at Wallkill High School, has pleaded his case across the county for the past few months to eliminate the “user fee” that is being charged to local school districts that send students to Sussex Technical ...

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From seminary to STEM: Local pastor heads up huge education project at ... - Rapid Growth

Thu, 2014-12-18 00:00

Rapid Growth

From seminary to STEM: Local pastor heads up huge education project at ...
Rapid Growth
The Pyramid Campus will house a number of K-12 public schools, charter schools, faith-based schools and even home-school students, plus a number of universities and businesses, all working in close proximity and with access to the cutting-edge ...

Fix roads without hurting education, say Flint mayor, road commission - MLive.com

Wed, 2014-12-17 17:32

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Fix roads without hurting education, say Flint mayor, road commission
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Rick Snyder already has a plan, laid out on Monday, Dec. 8, during a roundtable discussion in Flint, that he ... Davis said he also is quite sure that the roads can be fixed without cutting education in the city of Flint. "Without education, the future ...

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Gov. Snyder on possibility of Flint schools in emergency management: 'It's an ... - MLive.com

Wed, 2014-12-17 16:39

Gov. Snyder on possibility of Flint schools in emergency management: 'It's an ...
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The Flint School Board has been hoping to stave off a state-appointed emergency manager by reducing its $21.9-million deficit with mid-year budget cuts. But, if the district doesn't follow a ... That 15 percent reduction requested from the unions is ...

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Gov. Rick Snyder: Speculation over presidential bid shows Michigan 'had a good ... - MLive.com

Wed, 2014-12-17 16:11

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Gov. Rick Snyder: Speculation over presidential bid shows Michigan 'had a good ...
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And he doesn't support immediately cutting off welfare from people who fail drug tests. In a wide-ranging talk with MLive reporters and readers from across the state Wednesday, Snyder said passage of a road funding bill in the current lame-duck ...

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Top Dem: House should vote on Senate gas tax hike - Hilton Head Island Packet

Wed, 2014-12-17 14:07

Hilton Head Island Packet

Top Dem: House should vote on Senate gas tax hike
Hilton Head Island Packet
Rick Snyder, business, labor and education groups all back the Senate plan. Whitmer says senators took a "tough vote" to more than double fuel taxes over four years and says that legislative supporters "deserve to have a vote in the House." The House ...

2014's most overlooked stories - Detroit Metro Times

Wed, 2014-12-17 04:33

2014's most overlooked stories
Detroit Metro Times
In Detroit, pensions were cut through bankruptcy, costing some retirees tens of thousands of dollars over their remaining years. 2. ... Rick Snyder's administration cost some hunters as much as $50 for two deer tags, as Michigan Radio previously ...

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Michigan close to banning student-athlete unions - NBC 29 News

Tue, 2014-12-16 17:03

Michigan close to banning student-athlete unions
NBC 29 News
Rick Snyder, would prevent collective bargaining for university athletes by saying they are not public employees. ... "The whole notion of going to school to get an education gives you a lifetime of benefits, not just a part-time job as a university ...

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Michigan close to banning student-athlete unions - KTVN

Tue, 2014-12-16 16:59

Michigan close to banning student-athlete unions
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A $741 million makeover of the San Ysidro port of entry cut delays...More >>. Motorists .... Rick Snyder, would prevent collective bargaining for university athletes by saying they are not public employees. "Student-athletes really are students first ...

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Franklin supports stopping Sussex Tech tuition - The Advertiser News South

Tue, 2014-12-16 13:43

Franklin supports stopping Sussex Tech tuition
The Advertiser News South
FRANKLIN — Bob Walker, Interim Superintendent at Wallkill High School, has pleaded his case across the county for the past few months to eliminate the “user fee” that is being charged to local school districts that send students to Sussex Technical ...

As good jobs finally arrive, few Detroiters have the skills to fill them - MLive.com

Tue, 2014-12-16 12:23

As good jobs finally arrive, few Detroiters have the skills to fill them
MLive.com
Making the situation worse, young people in the city are receiving too little training or work experience ‒ Detroit has the nation's highest youth unemployment rate, and career training centers in the city's struggling high schools have been cut, not ...

Republican road funding plan deals another blow to democracy - Huffington Post

Tue, 2014-12-16 09:27

Republican road funding plan deals another blow to democracy
Huffington Post
The reality is that Jase Bolger has taken a bipartisan bill to improve Michigan's roads that had the support of voters and turned it into something that cuts education funding, vitiates the will of the people, and Gov. Snyder has "serious reservations ...

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GOP governors lead vanguard of 2016 presidential hopefuls - Al Jazeera America

Tue, 2014-12-16 02:05

GOP governors lead vanguard of 2016 presidential hopefuls
Al Jazeera America
The negatives to primary voters include Bush's advocacy for comprehensive immigration reform in the face of President Barack Obama's controversial executive actions and his support of the controversial Common Core education reform. Gigot commented that ...

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Hiding the homeless - Socialist Worker Online

Tue, 2014-12-16 01:31

Socialist Worker Online

Hiding the homeless
Socialist Worker Online
AT ITS annual awards ceremony last month, the National Alliance to End Homelessness (NAEH) honored New York City for leading the nation in reducing homelessness among veterans, apparently cutting it by 64 percent in just three years. ... BEFORE THE ...

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