Snyder's Education Cuts

5 students in drug case readmitted to Ronan High School - The Missoulian

Tue, 2015-03-10 15:44

5 students in drug case readmitted to Ronan High School
The Missoulian
Kaleva cited the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, as well as a 2007 Montana Supreme Court decision involving two students in Cut Bank who shot other students with plastic BBs on school grounds. “In the Cut Bank decision the issue was what ...

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How Snyder, lawmakers are filling $412 million budget hole - Crain's Detroit Business

Tue, 2015-03-10 14:48

How Snyder, lawmakers are filling $412 million budget hole
Crain's Detroit Business
Snyder last month issued an order cutting or shifting $106 million from the general fund, which was quickly OK'd by legislative budget committees. It includes a 9 percent cut in funding for teaching hospitals along with reductions in payments to rural ...

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How Gov. Snyder, Lawmakers Are Filling Michigan's $412 Million Budget Hole - CBS Local

Tue, 2015-03-10 12:55

How Gov. Snyder, Lawmakers Are Filling Michigan's $412 Million Budget Hole
CBS Local
Snyder last month issued an order cutting or shifting $106 million from the general fund, which was quickly OK'd by legislative budget committees. It includes a 9 percent cut in funding for teaching hospitals along with reductions in payments to rural ...

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Target eliminates 3100 positions - Valley News Live

Tue, 2015-03-10 10:49

Valley News Live

Target eliminates 3100 positions
Valley News Live
The cut positions are mostly coming from the headquarters location. "Throughout Target's comprehensive strategic review of our business, we have continued to ask tough questions and, sometimes, the answers to those questions mean we have to make ...
Employees packing up as Target makes cutsMinnesota Public Radio News

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14 College Football Teams in Need of a Uniform Redesign - Bleacher Report

Tue, 2015-03-10 08:23

Bleacher Report

14 College Football Teams in Need of a Uniform Redesign
Bleacher Report
If uniforms don't matter, then why is it difficult to find an Oregon game preview that doesn't mention what the team will be wearing? Though the Ducks definitely serve as the sport's fashion trendsetter, there is a uniform style craze sweeping the nation.

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Sunburn – The morning read of what's hot in Florida politics – March 10 - SaintPetersBlog (blog)

Tue, 2015-03-10 06:40

SaintPetersBlog (blog)

Sunburn – The morning read of what's hot in Florida politics – March 10
SaintPetersBlog (blog)
Education Commissioner Pam Stewart said those were fixed, but that a cyberattack hit servers Thursday. Tests were delayed at some schools and one large school district had to halt it .... Florida's largest electric utility is asking the state for ...

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Davenport schools leader vows to break law - Quad City Times

Mon, 2015-03-09 22:23

Quad City Times

Davenport schools leader vows to break law
Quad City Times
"Although the cost of education might be high, what is the cost of ignorance?" Clewell asked. Tate said he will make budget cuts with early retirement, utility savings through an energy conservation program, moving maintenance contracts from the ...

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Scott Walker and the remodeled Midwest Republican - TheNewsTribune.com

Mon, 2015-03-09 21:04

Scott Walker and the remodeled Midwest Republican
TheNewsTribune.com
In addition to Walker, this group includes two other possible 2016 contenders, John Kasich in Ohio and Mike Pence in Indiana, as well as Rick Snyder in Michigan and Bruce Rauner in Illinois. The first thing to note is that Wisconsin, ... Opponents of ...

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Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel to meet with Mayfield school officials as district ... - cleveland.com

Mon, 2015-03-09 16:51

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Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel to meet with Mayfield school officials as district ...
cleveland.com
Mayfield Treasurer Scott Snyder told The Plain Dealer in February the district will likely keep its plans to seek a tax increase in 2016 and could cut some programs to balance the budget. The meeting with Mandel is 7:30 a.m. Thursday at the board of ...

GOP tax converts - Coos Bay World

Mon, 2015-03-09 16:09

Coos Bay World

GOP tax converts
Coos Bay World
Rick Snyder of Michigan said of the new $1.9 billion tax increase from higher sales and gas taxes he plans on taking to the voters to approve: "It's not based on partisanship; it's based on common sense and good government. We've been ... President ...

Critics blast $50K bonus for ex-DPS emergency manager - The Detroit News

Mon, 2015-03-09 15:52

The Detroit News

Critics blast $50K bonus for ex-DPS emergency manager
The Detroit News
... Johnson also criticized the bonuses in a statement. “Handing out a massive $50,000 bonus to a failing political appointee at Detroit Public Schools isn't the first time the Snyder administration has gotten caught handing out taxpayer-funded bonuses ...

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Scott Walker and the remodeled Midwest Republican - The Macomb Daily

Mon, 2015-03-09 09:56

Los Angeles Times

Scott Walker and the remodeled Midwest Republican
The Macomb Daily
Opponents of Walker say his claim to be a progressive is disingenuous given his calls for budget and higher-education cuts and in particular his campaign to weaken Wisconsin's public-sector unions by curtailing their collective-bargaining power.
Sam Tanenhaus: Scott Walker and the modern Midwest RepublicansMadison.com

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Oaklawn CEO testifies on funding cuts - Battle Creek Enquirer

Mon, 2015-03-09 00:41

Battle Creek Enquirer

Oaklawn CEO testifies on funding cuts
Battle Creek Enquirer
The $54 billion budget includes cuts for graduate medical education funding, and expands dental services for children and other programs. The MHA said the total medical funding cuts is about $210 million. Additionally, Snyder signed an executive order ...

The Remodeled Midwestern Republican - Bloomberg View

Sun, 2015-03-08 11:08

Bloomberg View

The Remodeled Midwestern Republican
Bloomberg View
In addition to Walker, this group includes two other possible 2016 contenders, John Kasich in Ohio and Mike Pence in Indiana, as well as Rick Snyder in Michigan and Bruce Rauner in Illinois. The first thing to note is that Wisconsin, ... Opponents of ...

Daylight program helps cut dropout rate at Dover High School - Dover Post

Sun, 2015-03-08 00:45

Daylight program helps cut dropout rate at Dover High School
Dover Post
Kent County has the lowest dropout rate in Delaware, according to a recent Department of Education report. With a rate less than 2 percent, our schools reflect a national trend of declining dropout rates. This achievement is the result of special ...

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Show civility in state budget debate: column - Wausau Daily Herald

Sat, 2015-03-07 04:18

Wausau Daily Herald

Show civility in state budget debate: column
Wausau Daily Herald
For example, we all believe that the University of Wisconsin offers an outstanding education. We believe students deserve an affordable UW System. Gov. Walker has a $150 million per year cut in the UW's budget request. In doing this, Walker separates ...

Kirtland to benefit from skilled trades grant award - Petoskey News-Review

Sat, 2015-03-07 02:57

Petoskey News-Review

Kirtland to benefit from skilled trades grant award
Petoskey News-Review
This medical simulation trainer is currently used by nursing students to prepare for real-life medical situations, such as administering proper treatment in a simulated Ebola outbreak. The Community College Skilled Trades Equipment Program grant ...

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Michigan Briefs Feds award $2.5M for Michigan invasive species projects - Petoskey News-Review

Fri, 2015-03-06 11:51

Michigan Briefs Feds award $2.5M for Michigan invasive species projects
Petoskey News-Review
TRAVERSE CITY (AP) — Federal officials have awarded more than $2.5 million for projects to battle invasive species in Michigan. The funding comes under the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, an Obama administration program that targets the biggest ...

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A Republican revolution: let's increase taxes and fees! - Claremore Daily Progress

Fri, 2015-03-06 11:12

A Republican revolution: let's increase taxes and fees!
Claremore Daily Progress
Rick Snyder of Michigan said of the new $1.9 billion tax increase from higher sales and gas taxes he plans on taking to the voters to approve: “It's not based on partisanship; it's based on common sense and good government. We've been ... President ...

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Rachel Brougham - Snyder's literacy plan is the right step, but learning still ... - Petoskey News-Review

Fri, 2015-03-06 08:13

Rachel Brougham - Snyder's literacy plan is the right step, but learning still ...
Petoskey News-Review
Rick Snyder wants to turn those numbers around and hopes his $48.6 million Third-Grade Reading Plan will get children and their parents interested in the written word. While I'm thrilled to see Snyder giving a prime component of education a priority ...

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