Snyder's Education Cuts

Rich Appelbaum: Creating the Future - Santa Barbara Independent

Thu, 2015-01-01 02:59

Santa Barbara Independent

Rich Appelbaum: Creating the Future
Santa Barbara Independent
I chose UCSB over other job offers for several reasons: It had the largest number of sunny days each year (having lived all my life in the East and Midwest, I was California dreaming); the department was known to be progressive and cutting-edge (after ...

Drought, AT&T layoffs, race for sheriff among Merced County's top stories of 2014 - Merced Sun-Star

Wed, 2014-12-31 21:05

Merced Sun-Star

Drought, AT&T layoffs, race for sheriff among Merced County's top stories of 2014
Merced Sun-Star
The company leased a hangar for testing related to Project Loon, cutting-edge balloon technology that provides Internet service to rural areas worldwide. In September, Google launched the first of eight ... Following the newspaper's reporting, a number ...

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2014 Year in Review - South Philly Review

Wed, 2014-12-31 14:57

2014 Year in Review
South Philly Review
The program encourages kids to do well in school by giving them a glimpse of how an education opens doors to opportunities after high school; not close them. Several locals from ... On Planet Jupiter.” Colin Smith and Steve Weinik, with a surprise ...

The Lives They Led - Florida Weekly

Wed, 2014-12-31 13:51

The Lives They Led
Florida Weekly
What began with exchanged glances led to a storybook marriage of almost 45 years — a union cut short by Lee Burke's unexpected death in April. “I have to be thankful that I found .... “She was very vivacious,” Ms. Snyder says. “She always had ...

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School bus routes consolidated - Advocateanddemocrat

Wed, 2014-12-31 09:44

School bus routes consolidated
Advocateanddemocrat
At the December meeting of the Monroe County Board of Education, Underwood said reducing the routes could possibly save the school system $9,000. “We're really not deleting routes, but in ... “Twenty years ago, that would have been 60 percent or more ...

MDOC director looks back at 2014 scandals and positives: 'We're fixing a lot ... - MLive.com

Wed, 2014-12-31 09:17

MDOC director looks back at 2014 scandals and positives: 'We're fixing a lot ...
MLive.com
However, it seems those cost-cutting measures haven't received the right kind of attention, especially in the case of the ongoing Aramark scandals. ... Rick Snyder's re-election. Heyns, a former sheriff in Jackson County, and the governor have a good ...

Top Local Stories of 2014 - Mason City Globe Gazette

Wed, 2014-12-31 07:57

Top Local Stories of 2014
Mason City Globe Gazette
The toddler was reported missing by his father John Snyder Sr. from the family's apartment in the 00 block of South Adams Avenue on July 20, 1994. The boy's body was pulled from Willow .... School officials said the shortfall was caused by a variety of ...

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Tim Skubick: Pop quiz for Michiganders: How well do you know First Lady Sue ... - MLive.com

Wed, 2014-12-31 06:23

MLive.com

Tim Skubick: Pop quiz for Michiganders: How well do you know First Lady Sue ...
MLive.com
Rick Snyder and First Lady Sue Snyder talk to Tim Skubick for 'Off the Record. ... Question One: Saying her husband is the "most honest and ethical person you could know" she was "heart-broken" when the D's said he lied about education spending cuts.

2014 for Carson City, state: Charged up by Tesla, celebrating 150 - Nevada Appeal

Wed, 2014-12-31 02:49

2014 for Carson City, state: Charged up by Tesla, celebrating 150
Nevada Appeal
28: While the state's graduation rate jumped by more than 7 percent, Carson City's rate dropped by about 3 percent, according to a report released by the Nevada Department of Education. 30: About 20 Fritsch Elementary School students competed in the ...

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2014: A year of emergencies - Michigan Citizen

Tue, 2014-12-30 19:04

Michigan Citizen

2014: A year of emergencies
Michigan Citizen
The lesson here is that factors beyond the control of local officials — from the city's population loss and falling tax revenues to cuts in state funding — as simply overwhelming, no matter who is in charge. In other words, simply taking away the ...

School board right to downsize - Port Huron Times Herald

Tue, 2014-12-30 17:18

School board right to downsize
Port Huron Times Herald
Rick Snyder as bringing greater competition to public education. Parents should and often do choose ... Without the consolidation, an estimated 8 to 12 percent of staff salary would have to be cut in order to save $1 million. Kim Shmina, an Algonac ...

Governor Snyder Signs Pscholka's Bill Banning College Athletes From ... - WSJM

Tue, 2014-12-30 16:58

WSJM

Governor Snyder Signs Pscholka's Bill Banning College Athletes From ...
WSJM
Among the dozens of bills being signed this week into law by Governor Snyder is one from state Representative Al Pscholka that will now prevent college athletes in Michigan from unionizing and seeking benefits as school employees. The measure passed on ...

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2014's weather took a toll on residents, cities - C&G Newspapers

Tue, 2014-12-30 16:27

C&G Newspapers

2014's weather took a toll on residents, cities
C&G Newspapers
However, the meeting to discuss cutting hours never occurred because a day after setting up the meeting, the estate of Loismae Murray — a longtime Royal Oak resident who died at age 82 in 2012 — announced that it had arranged to donate $106,448 to ...

Advocacy on the Agenda - Hour Detroit Magazine

Tue, 2014-12-30 12:18

Hour Detroit Magazine

Advocacy on the Agenda
Hour Detroit Magazine
Issues I'm most interested in getting engaged in are around education, safety and a fair justice system, and restoring the social safety net. [Under Gov. Rick Snyder's administration], there's been a lot of cuts to things like the state's earned income ...

First Night Warrenton features 50 performances - Fauquier Now

Tue, 2014-12-30 09:43

Fauquier Now

First Night Warrenton features 50 performances
Fauquier Now
We are very excited about the variety and quality of the 20 different performing groups that will be at our 2014 First Night Warrenton. It promises to be a great family evening with something for everyone: puppet shows, choral singers, storytellers ...

Jim Harbaugh timeline: From Toledo to Michigan - Detroit Free Press

Tue, 2014-12-30 09:04

Detroit Free Press

Jim Harbaugh timeline: From Toledo to Michigan
Detroit Free Press
Jim Harbaugh timeline: From Toledo to Michigan. By Mark Snyder, Detroit Free Press 10:06 a.m. EST December 30, 2014 ..... 2001: Signs with the Lions in off-season but is cut just before the season as the team trades for Ty Detmer. He later signs with ...

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2014 In Review: Part One (January-June) - Crawford county avalanche

Tue, 2014-12-30 08:45

2014 In Review: Part One (January-June)
Crawford county avalanche
The Crawford AuSable School District's Board of Education took the first step to sever its ties with the Crawford, Oscoda, Ogemaw and Roscommon Intermediate School District (COOR ISD) in hopes of joining another ISD. The school board passed a ...

Despite GOP Dominance, Michigan Budget Keeps Growing by Billions - Michigan Capitol Confidential

Tue, 2014-12-30 06:30

Michigan Capitol Confidential

Despite GOP Dominance, Michigan Budget Keeps Growing by Billions
Michigan Capitol Confidential
In early 2011, the New York Times wrote a story titled: “Michigan Governor Proposes Budget Cuts and Lower Taxes.” However, in four years of Republican governance under Gov. Rick Snyder with GOP majorities in both the House and Senate, state spending ...

Roads dominate state agenda in 2014 - Livingston Daily

Tue, 2014-12-30 03:36

Roads dominate state agenda in 2014
Livingston Daily
The proposal would also raise $112 million for mass transit, increase vehicle fees, including those on heavy trucks, and restore the Earned Income Tax Credit for low-income Michigan residents, overturning cuts in place since 2011. Gov. Rick Snyder and ...

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10 to watch in 2015: Albert Snyder - The Coloradoan

Tue, 2014-12-30 00:42

The Coloradoan

10 to watch in 2015: Albert Snyder
The Coloradoan
My role is to educate the public objectively about what actions will create for a beneficial climate. Biggest challenge in 2015: Cut through the political chatter and look at the actualities. As implementation becomes real, what is the benefit to our ...

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