Snyder's Education Cuts

The youth of Wayne County must be a part of the solution - Dearborn Press and Guide

Tue, 2015-03-24 07:28

The youth of Wayne County must be a part of the solution
Dearborn Press and Guide
A child who is emotionally scarred, physically abused or without a decent education today is walking into your community or business tomorrow. ... The health and human services community should take up Snyder's "River of Opportunity" challenge ...

Gov. Rick Snyder: If Proposal 1 fails, Michigan stays on 'very negative path ... - MLive.com

Tue, 2015-03-24 06:36

MLive.com

Gov. Rick Snyder: If Proposal 1 fails, Michigan stays on 'very negative path ...
MLive.com
Snyder: The primary reason is safer roads in Michigan. We deserve them. We need them. If you look at it, the roads ... It's really bringing us back some of the things we and to make cuts for during difficult years. The one area that does really have ...

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The youth of Wayne County must be a part of the solution - Dearborn Press and Guide

Mon, 2015-03-23 10:17

The youth of Wayne County must be a part of the solution
Dearborn Press and Guide
A child who is emotionally scarred, physically abused or without a decent education today is walking into your community or business tomorrow. ... The health and human services community should take up Snyder's "River of Opportunity" challenge ...

Volunteers are invested in the community - Centre Daily Times

Mon, 2015-03-23 08:02

Centre Daily Times

Volunteers are invested in the community
Centre Daily Times
Jan McDowell, 65, of Mingoville; Kitty Miller, 69, of Marion Township; and Donna Snyder, 76, of Hublersburg, are part of the Bellefonte SMILES program that gives a tax break to eligible individuals who volunteer within the school district. SMILES ...

Mark Millar: The King of Comic Book Hollywood - moviepilot.com

Mon, 2015-03-23 08:01

moviepilot.com

Mark Millar: The King of Comic Book Hollywood
moviepilot.com
Millar's oeuvre is one of the most impressive in comic book canon, and his education began early. At age 4, he cut his teeth on comics with The Amazing Spider-Man #121, with its watershed moment of Gwen Stacy's death. ..... And two, that the wild ...

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Pay equity in Michigan? Wait till 2086 - Lansing State Journal

Mon, 2015-03-23 07:31

Lansing State Journal

Pay equity in Michigan? Wait till 2086
Lansing State Journal
The wage gap is widest for Hispanic and African-American women, for whom issues of limited access to advanced education and higher rates of poverty are compounded by discrimination, according to the study, which calculated average salary using only ...

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Funding for police training in jeopardy - The Detroit News

Mon, 2015-03-23 00:22

The Detroit News

Funding for police training in jeopardy
The Detroit News
Fewer police means less tickets, and that's cutting into the budget for the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards, which issues grants for continuing education for cops, prosecutors and defense lawyers. The commission recently sent out an ...

DTZ to cut and restructure janitorial positions - Tufts Daily

Mon, 2015-03-23 00:15

Tufts Daily

DTZ to cut and restructure janitorial positions
Tufts Daily
Snyder said that due to the rising costs of education, Tufts needed to prioritize the allocations of its resources in the best way possible, and that included cuts in the janitorial budget. “The cost of the custodial service contract is a significant ...

Pay equity in Michigan? Wait till 2086 - Detroit Free Press

Sun, 2015-03-22 23:57

Detroit Free Press

Pay equity in Michigan? Wait till 2086
Detroit Free Press
Dr. Gloria Thomas, director of the Center for the Education of Women at the University of Michigan, said the issue goes deeper than just women, and has a bearing on society as a whole. "If you can ... Rick Snyder, said the office isn't familiar with ...

How are the schools? New technology, programs, buildings add to local choices - Hudson Reporter

Sun, 2015-03-22 00:11

Hudson Reporter

How are the schools? New technology, programs, buildings add to local choices
Hudson Reporter
If you were to describe the year in education in Hudson County, the best word to use would be “new.” New methods of teaching, new technologies, new facilities, new ... One hundred children already attend the school, which is part of the physical plant ...

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How are the schools? New technology, programs, buildings add to local choices - The Hudson Reporter

Sun, 2015-03-22 00:09

The Hudson Reporter

How are the schools? New technology, programs, buildings add to local choices
The Hudson Reporter
If you were to describe the year in education in Hudson County, the best word to use would be “new.” New methods of teaching, new technologies, new facilities, new ... One hundred children already attend the school, which is part of the physical plant ...

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Gov. Snyder answers Prop 1 gripes - The Detroit News

Sat, 2015-03-21 23:27

The Detroit News

Gov. Snyder answers Prop 1 gripes
The Detroit News
The governor, who was unfairly lambasted in his reelection campaign for cutting education spending, was not about to short schools by not restoring the revenue from the sales tax. Most of the non-road revenue raised by the sales tax hike will go to ...

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Detroit to resume mass water shutoffs - World Socialist Web Site

Sat, 2015-03-21 01:52

Detroit to resume mass water shutoffs
World Socialist Web Site
These words—reactionary as they are heartless—were spoken by the same man who presided over an illegal bankruptcy process, which, in violation of the explicit language of the state constitution, imposed sweeping cuts on the pensions of thousands of ...

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Detroit to resume mass water shutoffs - World Socialist Web Site

Sat, 2015-03-21 01:52

Detroit to resume mass water shutoffs
World Socialist Web Site
These words—reactionary as they are heartless—were spoken by the same man who presided over an illegal bankruptcy process, which, in violation of the explicit language of the state constitution, imposed sweeping cuts on the pensions of thousands of ...

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Weekend reads: The real story behind the Common Core standards isn't its ... - Chalkbeat Colorado

Fri, 2015-03-20 18:40

Chalkbeat Colorado

Weekend reads: The real story behind the Common Core standards isn't its ...
Chalkbeat Colorado
Plus, the type of homework most useful for young students, nine billionaires are about to remake New York schools, and more in our weekly roundup of education must-reads. by Stephanie Snyder on March 20, 2015 4:38 pm ... But reality isn't as cut and ...

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Education Officials Say Michigan 'Literally Can't Afford Any More Bad Schools' - WDET

Fri, 2015-03-20 16:59

WDET

Education Officials Say Michigan 'Literally Can't Afford Any More Bad Schools'
WDET
“We believe that the Executive Order 2015-9, signed by Governor Rick Snyder on March 12, 2015, violates the State Constitution by stripping the State Superintendent of his/her authority to execute the policies of the State Board of Education,” the ...
Dearborn school leader chosen state superintendentThe Detroit News

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Hot lines 3/22/15 - Fenton Tri County Times

Fri, 2015-03-20 16:54

Hot lines 3/22/15
Fenton Tri County Times
EVERYONE IS TALKING about the gym's transgender locker room policy, but not one person I spoke with agrees with their logic. Per their inane policy, if Bruce Jenner walked into their gym he would be able to shower and dress in the ladies locker room.

Debate over two- and four-year degrees - Grand Rapids Business Journal (subscription)

Fri, 2015-03-20 15:09

Debate over two- and four-year degrees
Grand Rapids Business Journal (subscription)
But where those students can get the best education for their needs has become a matter of debate between the governor and the universities. Gov. Rick Snyder has pushed hard for more students to consider two-year community college degrees, earning ...

SXSW Film Review: 'Petting Zoo' - Variety

Fri, 2015-03-20 12:51

Variety

SXSW Film Review: 'Petting Zoo'
Variety
That's a familiar enough position for most teens, but a difficult one to capture on film, where ambivalence or listlessness can render a drama stagnant — the reason so many movies favor characters with clear-cut goals and ambitions, which offer a ...

Police Officers and Firefighters Are Exceptions to New Public Sector Rules - New York Times

Thu, 2015-03-19 18:37

New York Times

Police Officers and Firefighters Are Exceptions to New Public Sector Rules
New York Times
Rick Snyder of Michigan signed a right-to-work bill, eliminating the requirement that private and public sector workers contribute dues to the unions that represent them, whether or not they are members. The bill included a “carve-out” for police ...

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