Snyder's Education Cuts

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

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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 ...
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A new entitlement? The right to preschool - News 12 Long Island

Tue, 2014-02-04 01:15

A new entitlement? The right to preschool
News 12 Long Island
Rick Snyder speaks during a news conference in Detroit. Snyder, who ... In reliably Republican Indiana, which currently has no state preschool program, Pence recently rolled out a preschool "voucher" initiative even while announcing cuts to higher ...

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Snyder opens campaign with 6 stops around Mich. - Marquette Mining Journal

Tue, 2014-02-04 01:07

Snyder opens campaign with 6 stops around Mich.
Marquette Mining Journal
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 ...

A new entitlement? The right to preschool - News 12 Long Island

Mon, 2014-02-03 18:16

A new entitlement? The right to preschool
News 12 Long Island
That comes despite significant cuts to public universities during his tenure and is aimed at reducing a backlog of low-income families seeking state preschool aid. "We're going to make it a no-wait state for early childhood education," Snyder said in ...

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Free Press: School Funding Up Under Gov. Snyder - Mackinac Center for Public Policy

Mon, 2014-02-03 15:41

Free Press: School Funding Up Under Gov. Snyder
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
Snyder cut education funding by $1 billion. The governor originally proposed decreasing state funding about $440 million which many add to the decrease of $520 million in stimulus money. But that proposal did not happen. By the time the budget was ...

Truth Squad: Technical foul on Democrat's ad slamming Snyder over tax cuts - MLive.com

Mon, 2014-02-03 15:00

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Truth Squad: Technical foul on Democrat's ad slamming Snyder over tax cuts
MLive.com
Snyder's cuts to school funding… Let's tell Governor Snyder, cutting school funding is no way to build a strong economy.” There is enough gray area on this subject that Snyder can accurately claim education funding is up, while Democrat gubernatorial ...
Snyder's Super Bowl ad touts him as 'Michigan's Comeback Kid'The Detroit News
Free Press: School Funding Up Under Gov. SnyderMackinac Center for Public Policy
Snyder Proposing Spending 3 Percent More For K-12 FundingCBS Local

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Snyder to propose $322-million funding boost for K-12 education - Livingston Daily

Mon, 2014-02-03 13:08

Snyder to propose $322-million funding boost for K-12 education
Livingston Daily
LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder's state budget on Wednesday will propose a $322 million boost in K-12 school spending, of which $270 million will go to offset increased school retirement costs, a state budget office spokesman said today. Snyder will call ...

Snyder looks to boost education funding - UpperMichigansSource.com

Mon, 2014-02-03 07:56

Snyder looks to boost education funding
UpperMichigansSource.com
Democrats accuse Snyder of cutting school funding in the past, though Michigan's share of K-12 spending has increased every year of his term. Critics complain most funding increases have gone to rising employee retirement costs, not the classroom ...

Snyder to propose $322-million funding boost for K-12 education - Detroit Free Press

Mon, 2014-02-03 07:43

Snyder to propose $322-million funding boost for K-12 education
Detroit Free Press
Snyder, who is officially launching his re-election campaign this week and has drawn fire from likely Democratic opponent Mark Schauer for past education cuts, said he should not be blamed for one-time federal money drying up and argued that districts ...

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder proposing 3 percent funding increase for K-12 ... - MLive.com

Mon, 2014-02-03 07:33

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Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder proposing 3 percent funding increase for K-12 ...
MLive.com
Snyder, who is officially launching his re-election campaign this week and has drawn fire from likely Democratic opponent Mark Schauer for past education cuts, said he should not be blamed for one-time federal money drying up and argued that districts ...
Snyder's Super Bowl ad touts him as 'Michigan's Comeback Kid'The Detroit News
More money for schools, but not classroomsLivingston Daily
Snyder looks to boost education fundingUpperMichigansSource.com

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More money for schools, but not classrooms - Livingston Daily

Mon, 2014-02-03 07:26

More money for schools, but not classrooms
Livingston Daily
Rick Snyder prepares to deliver his fourth state budget Wednesday, no subject brings more disagreement than Snyder's record on school funding. Did Snyder cut $1 billion from K-12 education, as many critics claim? The answer is no, state records show.

Battles Loom in Many States Over What to Do With Budget Surpluses - New York Times

Sun, 2014-02-02 21:18

Battles Loom in Many States Over What to Do With Budget Surpluses
New York Times
While Republicans are tending to advocate more tax cuts and Democrats are more often pushing to restore spending on education and other programs, the differences between the two camps are not always so stark, with some governors outlining plans that ...

Ivy Tech says funding gap grows amid cost-cutting - Indianapolis Star

Sun, 2014-02-02 18:32

Ivy Tech says funding gap grows amid cost-cutting
Indianapolis Star
It's also due to the 2-percent cap on higher education funding imposed by the governor in December, following lower-than-expected state revenues, Snyder said. The college characterizes the $83-million gap not as a budget deficit, but as deferred costs ...

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