Snyder's Education Cuts

Survey points to inconsistent support for funding to solve state skills gap - Crain's Detroit Business (blog)

Tue, 2015-05-19 15:14

Crain's Detroit Business (blog)

Survey points to inconsistent support for funding to solve state skills gap
Crain's Detroit Business (blog)
Yet higher education — including community colleges, where much of the state's vocational training is found — was respondents' most favorable choice when asked which of a handful of government departments and services they'd cut to come up with money ...

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Phil Power: A roads solution for Michigan - MLive.com

Tue, 2015-05-19 10:06

MLive.com

Phil Power: A roads solution for Michigan
MLive.com
John Engler astonished most observers by agreeing, and the legislature went along. Faced with the threat of no funding for education in the state – lawmakers finally agreed to present to Michigan voters two options: ... Snyder's original proposal to ...
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorialsWashington Times

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College Savings 'Important' to Families — But not a Priority - MainStreet

Tue, 2015-05-19 07:17

MainStreet

College Savings 'Important' to Families — But not a Priority
MainStreet
Also, since college costs increase by about a factor of three over any 17-year period, a good college savings goal should be the full cost of a college education the year the child was born, Kantrowitz said. This means if a couple ... “Families can ...

Phil's column - Bridge Michigan

Tue, 2015-05-19 06:01

Bridge Michigan

Phil's column
Bridge Michigan
John Engler astonished most observers by agreeing, and the legislature went along. Faced with the threat of no funding for education in the state – lawmakers finally agreed to present to Michigan voters two options: ... Snyder's original proposal to ...
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorialsWashington Times

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Public to vote on proposed school district budgets for 2015-16 academic year - Troy Record

Mon, 2015-05-18 22:38

Public to vote on proposed school district budgets for 2015-16 academic year
Troy Record
Also, there are two vacancies on the Board of Education with four people vying for seats. Marcia Etman is not seeking re-election, while Andrea Ryan's term has expired. However, Ryan is running for re-election and there are three other candidates vying ...

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Community colleges lifted via Obama - Politico

Mon, 2015-05-18 21:46

Community colleges lifted via Obama
Politico
Through reconciliation legislation that amended the Affordable Care Act in 2010 — the same bill from which the American Graduation Initiative funding was cut — Obama secured $2 billion to authorize and fund the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community ...

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Orr: 5 months after bankruptcy, Detroit still on track - Detroit Free Press

Mon, 2015-05-18 16:21

Detroit Free Press

Orr: 5 months after bankruptcy, Detroit still on track
Detroit Free Press
Orr made the remarks after an awards ceremony for Goodwill Industries of Greater Detroit, the non-profit group that offers employment training, education, job placement and support programs. Goodwill honored Orr; Gov. Rick Snyder; retired U.S ...

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A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials - Daily Mining Gazette

Mon, 2015-05-18 10:56

A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials
Daily Mining Gazette
Rick Snyder to finally show true leadership and get this thing done. It is heartening that so far, they have ... Without new revenue, cuts made to K-12 and higher education during the Great Recession would never be restored. Michigan is spending 9.5 ...

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A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials - Washington Times

Mon, 2015-05-18 09:30

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A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials
Washington Times
Rick Snyder to finally show true leadership and get this thing done. It is heartening that so far, they have ... Without new revenue, cuts made to K-12 and higher education during the Great Recession would never be restored. Michigan is spending 9.5 ...
How the poor stay that wayDetroit Free Press

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Metro Detroit businesspeople favor road fix now even if they have to pay more ... - Crain's Detroit Business

Mon, 2015-05-18 07:10

Crain's Detroit Business

Metro Detroit businesspeople favor road fix now even if they have to pay more ...
Crain's Detroit Business
Metro Detroit businesspeople say they would be willing to pay more out of their own pockets to repair Michigan's failing roads and bridges, both in the form of higher taxes and fees — and nearly half of them would even consider corporate income tax ...

From Bach to Zappa - Frederick News Post (subscription)

Sun, 2015-05-17 14:35

Frederick News Post (subscription)

From Bach to Zappa
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A quintet comprised of all reed instruments, ARC"s cutting edge sound and style embraces the experimental, as well as adding a new twist to the likes of Bach, Vivaldi and Debussy. They have lend a fresh new sound to the quintet idiom and redefined the ...

Metro Detroit business people favor road fix now even if they have to pay more ... - Crain's Detroit Business

Sun, 2015-05-17 08:21

Metro Detroit business people favor road fix now even if they have to pay more ...
Crain's Detroit Business
Metro Detroit businesspeople say they would be willing to pay more out of their own pockets to repair Michigan's failing roads and bridges, both in the form of higher taxes and fees — and nearly half of them would even consider corporate income tax ...

Metro Detroit business people favor road fix now even if they have to pay more ... - Crain's Detroit Business

Sun, 2015-05-17 08:21

Metro Detroit business people favor road fix now even if they have to pay more ...
Crain's Detroit Business
Metro Detroit businesspeople say they would be willing to pay more out of their own pockets to repair Michigan's failing roads and bridges, both in the form of higher taxes and fees — and nearly half of them would even consider corporate income tax ...

How the poor stay that way - Detroit Free Press

Sat, 2015-05-16 23:29

How the poor stay that way
Detroit Free Press
Snyder has steadfastly refused to reconsider the wisdom of the business tax cut, despite a billion-dollar annual shortfall for roads, despite the cuts that persisted to higher education and K-12 throughout his early years in office, and despite the ...

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American Fork High photography teacher 'is way out there' with innovation - Salt Lake Tribune

Sat, 2015-05-16 12:20

Salt Lake Tribune

American Fork High photography teacher 'is way out there' with innovation
Salt Lake Tribune
American Fork » Taylor Maag sits next to Wendy Frazier-Snyder and tells how he got the shot the weekend before. He trudged along a snow-closed road in ... Her classes are part of the Careers and Technical Education curriculum, designed to give students ...

Spreading the right health care message is part of the wellness equation - Buffalo News

Sat, 2015-05-16 07:03

Buffalo News

Spreading the right health care message is part of the wellness equation
Buffalo News
That's significant money for anybody, so the increasing cost share gives us the opportunity to educate people on making the right decisions on what services they're seeking. Despite the deductibles, there's zero co-pay for preventative ... Race morning ...

Readers rips Michigan GOP over repealing prevailing wage - Detroit Free Press

Sat, 2015-05-16 00:16

Detroit Free Press

Readers rips Michigan GOP over repealing prevailing wage
Detroit Free Press
Massive tax breaks to business has put health, education and welfare programs in jeopardy of cuts. These same Republicans have now voted to repeal prevailing wage laws. Whom do you trust? Paul A. Heller. Washington Township. Republicans are correct.
Senate votes to repeal prevailing wage lawsThe Detroit News
Michigan prevailing wage repeal bills advance with addition of referendum ...MLive.com

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Breast Model Educates At Race For The Cure 5K - WICS-TV

Fri, 2015-05-15 19:43

WICS-TV

Breast Model Educates At Race For The Cure 5K
WICS-TV
"You'll actually see what cancer looks like inside the breast and there are examples, and it will actually explain what cancer does to your breast and what is the normal tissue and how the normal tissue actually functions inside the breast," said Drew ...

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Ottawa Area ISD selects two finalists in superintendent search - Holland Sentinel

Fri, 2015-05-15 17:38

Holland Sentinel

Ottawa Area ISD selects two finalists in superintendent search
Holland Sentinel
The ISD's Board of Education chose Greenville Public Schools Superintendent Peter Haines and OAISD Assistant Superintendent for Instructional Services Kyle Mayer as the two finalists for the role after interviewing all four Thursday, May 14 ...

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State and Saginaw County leaders ask 'Where do we go from here?' on road ... - MLive.com

Fri, 2015-05-15 14:50

MLive.com

State and Saginaw County leaders ask 'Where do we go from here?' on road ...
MLive.com
Rick Snyder's director of strategy: Walsh pointed to polling that shows many Michiganders think the state government can cut state spending to raise money for roads, but that the same polls also show most don't want to see cuts to education, programs ...

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