Snyder's Education Cuts

$1.8M deficit at Milton may lead to staff, activities cuts - Sunbury Daily Item

Sun, 2015-03-15 23:44

$1.8M deficit at Milton may lead to staff, activities cuts
Sunbury Daily Item
... Keegan and district Business Manager Brian Snyder listed the potential elimination of the following positions: three elementary teachers; one English as a second language teacher; two music teachers; one high school librarian; two special education ...

Change Ups: Heys selected for diverse communities scholarship - Grand Rapids Business Journal (subscription)

Sun, 2015-03-15 23:40

Change Ups: Heys selected for diverse communities scholarship
Grand Rapids Business Journal (subscription)
San Juan Diego Academy has been awarded one of 20 scholarships to the Association of Fundraising Professionals Conference later this month. Development and donor relations director Elizabeth Heys competed for the Diverse Communities Scholarship ...

New Farm Bureau chief sees challenges, opportunities - Hutchinson News

Sun, 2015-03-15 02:18

Hutchinson News

New Farm Bureau chief sees challenges, opportunities
Hutchinson News
The first was Ralph Snyder of Oskaloosa. A fourth-generation farmer, Felts, who grows wheat, corn, ... Felts said he supports the "three-legged" stool of income, sales and property taxes, and that lawmakers need to re-balance the stool after large ...

Fractured education reform never works - Detroit Free Press

Sun, 2015-03-15 00:09

Detroit Free Press

Fractured education reform never works
Detroit Free Press
Those goals belong to Michigan's State School Reform and Redesign Office, whose operations Gov. Rick Snyder moved Thursday from the Department of Education, which he does not oversee, to the Department of Technology, Management and Budget, ...
Rochelle Riley: Fractured education reform never operatesHighland Bulletin Echo

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It's All Good - Ukiah Daily Journal

Sat, 2015-03-14 23:45

It's All Good
Ukiah Daily Journal
Arthur Dawson>> gave me a line (at last month's Writers Read in Ukiah) from Gary Snyder. I'll use it as problematic epigraph for this column: ... I'm working with a new, ratcheting lopper, so the first hour or so is self-educational—new gestures for ...

Cost-Related Access Challenges, Solutions in 18 States - New York Times

Sat, 2015-03-14 11:24

Cost-Related Access Challenges, Solutions in 18 States
New York Times
Indiana lawmakers are considering a bill that — on the surface — aims to simplify school management by cutting obsolete or duplicate regulations in education. But hidden within the bill — which is more than 270 pages long — are major changes to how ...

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Appeals court: No role for state agency in teacher layoffs - Cadillac News (subscription)

Sat, 2015-03-14 06:03

Appeals court: No role for state agency in teacher layoffs
Cadillac News (subscription)
Rick Snyder. It makes performance, not seniority, the factor for layoffs. The appeals court calls it a "dramatic shift" and a "massive redistribution of power." Writing for the court, conservative Judge Henry Saad says the State Tenure Commission ...

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Bills passed as Senate starts to wind down - Charleston Daily Mail

Fri, 2015-03-13 19:20

Bills passed as Senate starts to wind down
Charleston Daily Mail
After having conversations with many groups that had received cuts, Hall said some funding was restored to select areas, including primary care centers, family resource networks and money for veterans specifically for computers, cemetery care, nursing ...

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Senate starts to wind down - Charleston Daily Mail

Fri, 2015-03-13 19:00

Senate starts to wind down
Charleston Daily Mail
After having conversations with many groups that had received cuts, Hall said some funding was restored to select areas, including primary care centers, family resource networks and money for veterans specifically for computers, cemetery care, nursing ...

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Caswell speaks out on sales tax for roads - The Hillsdale Daily News

Fri, 2015-03-13 14:18

Caswell speaks out on sales tax for roads
The Hillsdale Daily News
Snyder went the bipartisan way,” Caswell said. The former senator explained the process. The house wanted a ... The other two (education and local revenue sharing) will equal what was cut.” The change in the fuel tax structure will remain, even if the ...

Group: Gov. Tom Wolf's budget would cost Pennsylvania families $1400 - The Times Herald

Fri, 2015-03-13 10:07

Group: Gov. Tom Wolf's budget would cost Pennsylvania families $1400
The Times Herald
Income plays a factor when considering Wolf's budget proposal, which the administration has said would make the state's tax structure fairer and would leave the average family with a 13 percent net tax cut. Families of four who own a home and make $36 ...

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Cost-related FOI issues, solutions in 18 states - USA TODAY

Fri, 2015-03-13 02:20

USA TODAY

Cost-related FOI issues, solutions in 18 states
USA TODAY
Indiana lawmakers are considering a bill that — on the surface — aims to simplify school management by cutting obsolete or duplicate regulations in education. But hidden within the bill -- which is more than 270 pages long -- are major changes to how ...

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Cost-related access challenges, solutions in 18 states - Salon

Fri, 2015-03-13 00:20

Cost-related access challenges, solutions in 18 states
Salon
Indiana lawmakers are considering a bill that — on the surface — aims to simplify school management by cutting obsolete or duplicate regulations in education. But hidden within the bill — which is more than 270 pages long — are major changes to how ...

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Snyder right to move school reform office - The Detroit News

Fri, 2015-03-13 00:11

The Detroit News

Snyder right to move school reform office
The Detroit News
By issuing the executive order, Snyder is giving a clear warning to the board that if it chooses a superintendent that is resistant to the kind of education reforms the administration seeks, even more control could be taken away from the department ...
Snyder hasn't earned more leeway over troubled schoolsDetroit Free Press

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Snyder hasn't earned more leeway over troubled schools - Detroit Free Press

Thu, 2015-03-12 19:00

Detroit Free Press

Snyder hasn't earned more leeway over troubled schools
Detroit Free Press
Even worse, Snyder, whose own track record on schools is pretty bad, is aiming to cut the Department of Education — the experts, really — out of the reform equation for the most troubled schools. Take the Education Achievement Authority reform ...

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Gov to take control of school reform office - The Detroit News

Thu, 2015-03-12 18:17

The Detroit News

Gov to take control of school reform office
The Detroit News
Rick Snyder is planning to strip the office that works alongside the controversial Education Achievement Authority school district from control of the state Department of Education and place it under his direct oversight, two sources in the Legislature ...
Reports: Snyder may reassign failing-schools authorityDetroit Free Press
How Snyder, lawmakers are filling $412 million budget holeCrain's Detroit Business

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Did Education Suffer During the Great Recession? - Newsweek

Thu, 2015-03-12 14:57

Newsweek

Did Education Suffer During the Great Recession?
Newsweek
Both public and private universities responded to the financial crisis and recession by cutting back on the hiring of young, tenure-line faculty. Staff payrolls, however, continued to grow. Also, despite claims to the contrary, there is no evidence ...

Michigan paying the price now for tax plan to save business 5 years ago - Crain's Detroit Business

Thu, 2015-03-12 13:24

San Francisco Chronicle

Michigan paying the price now for tax plan to save business 5 years ago
Crain's Detroit Business
The auto companies and many others are cashing in hundreds of millions of dollars in credits a year, cutting deeply into state revenues at a time when the budget should be flush with a rising economy. A projected $410 million budget shortfall is ...
You'll see 7 bullet points on the May 5th road funding ballot question. We ...Michigan Radio
Michigan paying the price now for tax plan to save businessFresno Bee

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You'll see 7 bullet points on the May 5th road funding ballot question. We ... - Michigan Radio

Thu, 2015-03-12 12:23

Michigan Radio

You'll see 7 bullet points on the May 5th road funding ballot question. We ...
Michigan Radio
One of the things most lawmakers could NOT wrap their ever-loving, tax-cutting minds around was the fact that they were faced with raising taxes on fuel in Michigan to get the roads fixed. That was going to mean adding ... You do that, and you're ...

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Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel 'disagrees' with Gov. John Kasich's proposed ... - cleveland.com

Thu, 2015-03-12 12:14

cleveland.com

Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel 'disagrees' with Gov. John Kasich's proposed ...
cleveland.com
And they should have more power when it comes to controlling curriculum, he said: "We want an education system that embraces local control and parents and teachers to have the ability to make the best decision for their kids, not faceless bureaucrats ...

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