Snyder's Education Cuts

Snyder's proposed budget includes property tax cut, increased spending on ... - Detroit Free Press

Wed, 2014-02-05 14:25

Snyder's proposed budget includes property tax cut, increased spending on ...
Detroit Free Press
If elected governor, Schauer would make education “our No. 1 priority,” said in a statement he issued. Snyder is recommending tax relief through extending the Homestead Property Tax Credit, which, like the Earned Income Tax Credit and several other tax ...

Gov. Snyder proposes major boosts for education funding, especially preschool ... - MLive.com

Wed, 2014-02-05 13:40

Gov. Snyder proposes major boosts for education funding, especially preschool ...
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Money for higher education also increased in the governor's recommendation, with more than $80 million pegged for boosting support to the state's universities, a 6.1 percent increase over last year. Snyder and the Republican-led legislature cut 15 ...

What Gov. Snyder's FY 2015 budget proposal could mean for higher education ... - The Ann Arbor News

Wed, 2014-02-05 13:32

What Gov. Snyder's FY 2015 budget proposal could mean for higher education ...
The Ann Arbor News
Gov. Rick Snyder has proposed a 6.1 percent increase for Michigan's 15 public universities next year — by far the largest sum he's suggested since cutting the state's higher education budget 15 percent in 2010, his first year in office. Snyder ...

Snyder unveils 2015 budget with focus on education - The Detroit News

Wed, 2014-02-05 13:06

Snyder unveils 2015 budget with focus on education
The Detroit News
Lansing — Gov. Rick Snyder unveiled a 2015 fiscal year budget plan Wednesday that called for a $103 million tax cut for low- and middle-income residents and proposed pouring $609.3 million more into education programs from early childhood to college.

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Snyder proposes $52B state budget with boosts for education, jobs, tax relief - Crain's Detroit Business

Wed, 2014-02-05 12:54

Snyder proposes $52B state budget with boosts for education, jobs, tax relief
Crain's Detroit Business
Despite the proposed increase in funding, universities will still be receiving less than they did at start of Snyder's term. In 2011, Snyder cut the higher education funding 15 percent and in the following two years increased it by 3 percent and 2 ...

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Snyder proposes $52B state budget with boosts for education, jobs, tax relief - Crain's Detroit Business

Wed, 2014-02-05 12:54

Snyder proposes $52B state budget with boosts for education, jobs, tax relief
Crain's Detroit Business
Despite the proposed increase in funding, universities will still be receiving less than they did at start of Snyder's term. In 2011, Snyder cut the higher education funding 15 percent and in the following two years increased it by 3 percent and 2 ...

Snyder calls for property tax cut, increased spending on schools, roads, police - Lansing State Journal

Wed, 2014-02-05 11:24

Snyder calls for property tax cut, increased spending on schools, roads, police
Lansing State Journal
Democrats attacked the budget in advance of its release, saying Snyder continues to give too little support to education — particularly at the K-12 level — and any tax relief should include a rollback of a tax on pensions introduced under Snyder, and ...

Snyder backs 6.1% hike in aid for Michigan universities - The Detroit News

Wed, 2014-02-05 08:44

Snyder backs 6.1% hike in aid for Michigan universities
The Detroit News
Rick Snyder today will call for a 6.1 percent boost in state support for universities, the largest percentage increase of taxpayer support for higher education since 2001, The Detroit News has learned. Snyder will ask lawmakers to increase state ...

Snyder opens campaign with 6 stops around Michigan - Petoskey News-Review

Wed, 2014-02-05 08:24

Snyder opens campaign with 6 stops around Michigan
Petoskey News-Review
Schauer said teachers have endured pay cuts and cited the closure of Albion High School in south-central Michigan as a consequence of Snyder's education cuts. The state's K-12 spending — excluding federal, preschool and adult education funding — has ...

Fact check: Did Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder cut $1 billion from education or add ... - MLive.com

Wed, 2014-02-05 08:13

Anchorage Daily News

Fact check: Did Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder cut $1 billion from education or add ...
MLive.com
Rick Snyder says state spending on K-12 education has increased $660 per student since he took office, but Democratic challenger Mark Schauer says Snyder cut $1 billion in education funding. Who's right? Who's using fuzzy math? With Snyder expected to ...
Analysis: More money for Michigan's schools, but not for its classroomsDetroit Free Press
Snyder's Super Bowl ad touts him as 'Michigan's Comeback Kid'The Detroit News
Snyder opens campaign with 6 stops around MichiganAnchorage Daily News

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Snyder school plans would prevent 'hemorrhaging' - Livingston Daily

Wed, 2014-02-05 05:12

Snyder school plans would prevent 'hemorrhaging'
Livingston Daily
Snyder's first budget cut foundation grants by $470 per student, in part due to partially funding community colleges and higher education out of the school aid fund. The fund traditionally only funds K-12 schools. (Page 2 of 2). Snyder's new budget ...

Snyder backs 6.1% hike in aid for Michigan universities - The Detroit News

Wed, 2014-02-05 01:08

Snyder backs 6.1% hike in aid for Michigan universities
The Detroit News
Rick Snyder today will call for a 6.1 percent boost in state support for universities, the largest percentage increase of taxpayer support for higher education since 2001, The Detroit News has learned. Snyder will ask lawmakers to increase state ...

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A new entitlement? The right to preschool - Online Athens

Tue, 2014-02-04 21:53

A new entitlement? The right to preschool
Online Athens
Rick Snyder, who faces re-election his year, has asked legislators to pour an additional $65 million into preschool programs for the 2014-2015 budget. That comes despite significant cuts to public universities during his tenure and is aimed at reducing ...

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Michigan Aims to Aid Shrinking Schools - Wall Street Journal

Tue, 2014-02-04 19:50

Michigan Aims to Aid Shrinking Schools
Wall Street Journal
Rick Snyder, who disclosed his bid for re-election this week, wants to spend more than one-third of Michigan's surplus this coming fiscal year on higher funding for K-12 education. On Wednesday, he plans to announce an effort to give the poorest ...

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Education Front and Center in Governor's Budget - WILX-TV

Tue, 2014-02-04 18:30

Education Front and Center in Governor's Budget
WILX-TV
Snyder's "budget gimmicks." Whitmer says Snyder has cut $440 per pupil since he's been in office, disguising it as contributions to pensions and healthcare. "The number that matters is what is actually going into the classroom," she said. "Our class ...

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Snyder Keeping Quiet About Releasing New Budget - WLNS

Tue, 2014-02-04 16:24

Snyder Keeping Quiet About Releasing New Budget
WLNS
The democrats also complain that the governor has cut education and his proposed 3 percent hike in the school aid fund is not enough. Snyder, in his State of the State, said the money he has poured into teacher retirements costs have resulted in ...

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Senate resolution defends higher education - West Virginia MetroNews

Tue, 2014-02-04 14:19

Senate resolution defends higher education
West Virginia MetroNews
The proposed resolution, as written, recognizes that “any additional cuts to the funding for higher education institutions would be detrimental to the growth and the financial well-being of West Virginia. ... Leader John Unger (D-Berkeley, 16), Senator ...

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Stephen Henderson: Snyder's Super Bowl ad a super bad idea - Lansing State Journal

Tue, 2014-02-04 11:07

Stephen Henderson: Snyder's Super Bowl ad a super bad idea
Lansing State Journal
True, some metrics are shifting Snyder's way, and the state does have a projected surplus. But at a cost: Education advocates bemoan cuts to K-12 schools, that business tax break was largely financed by tax increases for low-income or middle-class ...

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Stephen Henderson: Gov. Rick Snyder's Super Bowl ad a super bad idea - Detroit Free Press

Tue, 2014-02-04 10:00

Stephen Henderson: Gov. Rick Snyder's Super Bowl ad a super bad idea
Detroit Free Press
True, some metrics are shifting Snyder's way, and the state does have a projected surplus. But at a cost: Education advocates bemoan cuts to K-12 schools, that business tax break was largely financed by tax increases for low-income or middle-class ...

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A new right to preschool? - The Advocate

Tue, 2014-02-04 08:43

San Francisco Chronicle

A new right to preschool?
The Advocate
Rick Snyder, who faces re-election his year, has asked legislators to pour an additional $65 million into preschool programs for the 2014-2015 budget. That comes despite significant cuts to public universities during his tenure and is aimed at ... In ...
A new entitlement? The right to preschoolOnline Athens

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