Snyder's Education Cuts

'I'm Right and Everybody Else Is Wrong. Clear About That?' - National Journal

Wed, 2014-06-18 20:13

'I'm Right and Everybody Else Is Wrong. Clear About That?'
National Journal
I suggest to Sanders that his vision for a new progressive base of old white guys runs somewhat counter to the conventional wisdom, but he cuts me off. "Who told you that?" he scoffs. .... Meanwhile, he made ends meet primarily by traveling the state ...

Stephen Henderson: Think taxes are evil? Well, go ask Minnesota - Detroit Free Press

Wed, 2014-06-18 19:17

Stephen Henderson: Think taxes are evil? Well, go ask Minnesota
Detroit Free Press
Minnesota, in fact, is something of a Great Lakes phenomenon: a high-tax, high-spending counter to places like Michigan and Indiana, and a place where investment in education and infrastructure seems to be helping, not hurting, economic recovery. A ...
Be honest about where gas taxes goThe Detroit News

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The Daily Troll: Amazon phone: Use it for all your shopping? Cantwell cheers ... - Crosscut

Wed, 2014-06-18 18:26

Crosscut

The Daily Troll: Amazon phone: Use it for all your shopping? Cantwell cheers ...
Crosscut
While NFL team owner Daniel Snyder clings to the offensive name, a local school is way ahead of him and the rest of the NFL: Port Townsend High School is switching its mascot from the racial slur to the Redhawks. Just a few days before the trademark ...

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HUFFPOST HILL - Fool Me Once, Shame On You, Fool Me Twice, I'm Sorry You ... - Huffington Post

Wed, 2014-06-18 17:30

HUFFPOST HILL - Fool Me Once, Shame On You, Fool Me Twice, I'm Sorry You ...
Huffington Post
'Plain and simple, if you have to work more, you should be paid more,' Harkin, chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, said in a statement. ... SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION CLOSING LOTSA OFFICES - Robert Pear ...

Question of the day: Should Michigan put a tighter cap on college tuition ... - Bay City Times

Wed, 2014-06-18 15:44

Question of the day: Should Michigan put a tighter cap on college tuition ...
Bay City Times
Universities have raised tuition as a result of state funding cuts. State funding typically ... Rick Snyder has included tuition restraint as a stipulation in secondary education funding in the Michigan budget for the past few years. In 2012 and 2013 ...

The Dirty Energy War: Gov't Shutdown Threat as the Koch Brothers Scheme in ... - San Diego Free Press

Wed, 2014-06-18 14:03

San Diego Free Press

The Dirty Energy War: Gov't Shutdown Threat as the Koch Brothers Scheme in ...
San Diego Free Press
... to combat climate change. As TPM reported earlier this week, senior House Republicans are considering using appropriations legislation to block the Environmental Protection Agency's new restrictions on coal-fired power plants, aimed at cutting ...

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Trademark board rules against Redskins name - Yahoo News

Wed, 2014-06-18 10:43

Yahoo News

Trademark board rules against Redskins name
Yahoo News
Redskins owner Dan Snyder has refused to change the team's name, citing tradition, but there has been growing pressure including statements in recent months from President Barack Obama, lawmakers of both parties and civil rights groups. The decision ...

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Beryl Shipley enters Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame for his impact on integration - The Times-Picayune

Wed, 2014-06-18 08:17

Beryl Shipley enters Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame for his impact on integration
The Times-Picayune
Two other black players recruited to the school that year -- freshman Elvin Ivory of Birmingham, Ala., and Loyola-Chicago transfer Leslie Scott of Baton Rouge -- also had scholarships denied. Shipley's actions made everything seem ... Fans threw cups ...

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Education Achievement Authority appoints interim chancellor, plans big budget ... - Michigan Radio

Wed, 2014-06-18 06:08

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Education Achievement Authority appoints interim chancellor, plans big budget ...
Michigan Radio
Pianko said there will be “appropriate” staff cuts as a result. A number of EAA ... “Veronica Conforme's experience and talents will ensure that EAA students will continue to receive the quality education they need and deserve,” Snyder said. “Her work ...
EAA names interim chancellor following Covington's resignationDetroit Free Press
EAA Chancellor John Covington resigning to care for family, start new role ...Michronicleonline

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Plymouth-Canton board puts media specialists back into budget - Hometownlife.com

Wed, 2014-06-18 00:18

Plymouth-Canton board puts media specialists back into budget
Hometownlife.com
ADVERTISEMENT. Plymouth-Canton Community Schools Board of Education trustees reversed themselves on two key decisions Tuesday as they struggled to balance their 2014/15 budget in light of a hit from the state school aid fund. Trustees Tuesday agreed ...

MICHIGAN EDUCATION DIGEST - Mackinac Center for Public Policy

Wed, 2014-06-18 00:09

MICHIGAN EDUCATION DIGEST
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
A conflict between Ann Arbor Public Schools and the district's union could result in the school board terminating the district's collective bargaining agreement with teachers, according to MLive. MLive reports that the bargaining agreement in place ...

Republican took their eyes off roads - The Detroit News

Wed, 2014-06-18 00:09

Republican took their eyes off roads
The Detroit News
Michigan deserves better than a government that passes legislation to tax pensioners, cut education funding and repeal middle class tax credits, yet allows our roads and bridges to deteriorate. Michigan deserves better than legislators who find the ...

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Americans Have Had It With the Hassles of Flying. Will They Take the Train? - Streetsblog Capitol Hill (blog)

Tue, 2014-06-17 20:41

Streetsblog Capitol Hill (blog)

Americans Have Had It With the Hassles of Flying. Will They Take the Train?
Streetsblog Capitol Hill (blog)
Tanya Snyder has been the editor of Streetsblog USA (and before that, Streetsblog Capitol Hill) since September 2010. Prior to working at Streetsblog, she covered ... I am one of those people who has dramatically cut their air travel and now I ...

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EAA names interim chancellor following Covington's resignation - Detroit Free Press

Tue, 2014-06-17 19:25

Kansas City Star

EAA names interim chancellor following Covington's resignation
Detroit Free Press
“Veronica Conforme's experience and talents will ensure that EAA students will continue to receive the quality education they need and deserve,” Gov. Rick Snyder said. EAA board member Kim Schatzel said the board will search nationwide for a new ...
EAA's proposed budget reveals $26.4M drop in revenuesThe Detroit News
EAA Chancellor John Covington resigning to care for family, start new role ...Michronicleonline

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Court to consider 5 gay marriage cases at once - Jackson Clarion Ledger

Tue, 2014-06-17 18:54

Court to consider 5 gay marriage cases at once
Jackson Clarion Ledger
"They see the need to do some basic rulings on core principles cutting across all these state lines. It's very exciting." Louisville attorney Dawn Elliott, who represents ... He pointed to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Brown v. Board of ...

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Court to consider 5 gay marriage cases at once - WHDH-TV

Tue, 2014-06-17 17:34

Court to consider 5 gay marriage cases at once
WHDH-TV
"They see the need to do some basic rulings on core principles cutting across all these state lines. It's very exciting." Louisville attorney Dawn Elliott, who represents ... He pointed to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Brown v. Board of ...

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Two Campaigns For Governor Debut New Commercials - WLNS

Tue, 2014-06-17 12:48

Two Campaigns For Governor Debut New Commercials
WLNS
Mr. Porn says the Schauer commercial misses an opportunity to connect the dots between cuts to education and a hefty business tax cut. But on this line, Mr Porn says the Democratic challenger got it right. Reporter: "It's the class card." Porn: "That ...

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EAA's proposed budget reveals $26.4M drop in revenues - The Detroit News

Tue, 2014-06-17 11:29

Kansas City Star

EAA's proposed budget reveals $26.4M drop in revenues
The Detroit News
Snyder relied on philanthropic donations to fund the EAA in its start-up year. But after several costly ... Pianko said the district expects to add students this fall but did not want to over estimate and have to cut the budget later into the school ...
EAA Chancellor John Covington resigning to care for family, start new role ...Michronicleonline

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Candidates talk education, taxes, regulations at West Coast Chamber breakfast - HollandSentinel.com

Tue, 2014-06-17 10:28

Candidates talk education, taxes, regulations at West Coast Chamber breakfast
HollandSentinel.com
“We have disinvested in public education. … After cutting, cutting, cutting, this year — an election year — it gets raised a little bit,” he said. Republicans countered that the education budget has, in fact, been increased each year since Snyder ...

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Candidates talk education, taxes, regulations at West Coast Chamber breakfast - HollandSentinel.com

Tue, 2014-06-17 10:07

Candidates talk education, taxes, regulations at West Coast Chamber breakfast
HollandSentinel.com
“We have disinvested in public education. … After cutting, cutting, cutting, this year — an election year — it gets raised a little bit,” he said. Republicans countered that the education budget has, in fact, been increased each year since Snyder ...

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