Snyder's Education Cuts

Lawmakers hike K-12 funding, nix standardized test - Escanaba Daily Press

Wed, 2014-06-11 10:05

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Lawmakers hike K-12 funding, nix standardized test
Escanaba Daily Press
Districts also can qualify for more money by meeting "best practices" and get up to $100 more per student if standardized tests scores improve in math, reading or on high school assessments. The funding ... Majority Republicans, who cut traditional per ...
Lawmakers raise K-12 funding 4 percent, keep MEAP testBattle Creek Enquirer
Michigan lawmakers boost school spending by 4 percent, nix new Smarter ...The Republic

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Lawmakers hike K-12 funding, nix standardized test - Grand Haven Tribune

Wed, 2014-06-11 09:28

Grand Haven Tribune

Lawmakers hike K-12 funding, nix standardized test
Grand Haven Tribune
Majority Republicans, who cut traditional per-student funding early in Snyder's first term while directing the state to permanently start covering a portion of districts' ballooning retirement expenses — which has become an issue in the gubernatorial ...
Michigan lawmakers boost school spending by 4 percent, nix new Smarter ...Greenfield Daily Reporter

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Voters in Canton get GOP view on state, local issues - Hometownlife.com

Wed, 2014-06-11 06:57

Voters in Canton get GOP view on state, local issues
Hometownlife.com
Price said the decline in property values that came with the Great Recession can be blamed for much of the county's deficit: Some $120 million in tax revenue was lost, he said, while the county made budget cuts totaling $90 million. ... Maloney, the ...

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Why Washington must try harder to understand the Kremlin - The Guardian

Wed, 2014-06-11 06:42

Why Washington must try harder to understand the Kremlin
The Guardian
As a result, in 2013 the State Department cut funding entirely for programs that have trained generations of American Russia specialists. .... The education system also reflects this transformation. ..... figures in Russia studies: Henry Hale, Michael ...

What's Happening for June (UPDATED JUNE 11) - SunHerald.com

Wed, 2014-06-11 00:44

What's Happening for June (UPDATED JUNE 11)
SunHerald.com
Restoration workshop: 9 a.m.-noon., Donal Snyder Community Center, 2520 Pass Road, Gulfport. Open to community leaders and organizations to learn the process of REESTORE Act ... Health fair: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Christian Education and Life Center, 2205 ...

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What's Happening for June (UPDATED JUNE 11) - SunHerald.com

Wed, 2014-06-11 00:20

What's Happening for June (UPDATED JUNE 11)
SunHerald.com
Restoration workshop: 9 a.m.-noon., Donal Snyder Community Center, 2520 Pass Road, Gulfport. Open to community leaders and organizations to learn the process of REESTORE Act ... Health fair: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Christian Education and Life Center, 2205 ...

Mich. Lawmakers Hike K-12 Funding, Nix Standardized Test - CBS Local

Tue, 2014-06-10 18:13

CBS Local

Mich. Lawmakers Hike K-12 Funding, Nix Standardized Test
CBS Local
Districts also can qualify for more money by meeting “best practices” and get up to $100 more per student if standardized tests scores improve in math, reading or on high school assessments. The funding ... Majority Republicans, who cut traditional per ...
Michigan K-12 schools to see increased funding, another year of MEAP tests ...Mlive Kalamazoo
Lawmakers hike K-12 funding, nix standardized testSFGate

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Anti-Redskins ad to air during NBA finals - MSNBC

Tue, 2014-06-10 16:25

MSNBC

Anti-Redskins ad to air during NBA finals
MSNBC
... who identify as Native Americans use in celebration. “Native Americans call themselves many things, the one thing they don't” the ads narrator says as the camera cuts to a Redskins football helmet sitting on an open field. ... In March, Snyder ...

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Saving the monarch butterfly, one milkweed plant at a time - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Tue, 2014-06-10 16:06

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Saving the monarch butterfly, one milkweed plant at a time
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Johnson also recently signed an agreement with the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum in Chanhassen to offer milkweed seeds during educational classes and membership drives as well as in its gift shop. “We're really excited about the ... It's also ...

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Michigan's least funded schools would get extra $175 per student under budget ... - The Detroit News

Tue, 2014-06-10 15:42

Michigan's least funded schools would get extra $175 per student under budget ...
The Detroit News
To help pay for the increase, the committee cut grants for districts that implement so-called “best practices” by $5 million to $75 million, eliminated $2 million in grants for year-round schools and cut other categorical funding items. Gov. Rick ...

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Midland Public Schools budget calls for staff, salary cuts - Midland Daily News

Tue, 2014-06-10 15:20

Midland Public Schools budget calls for staff, salary cuts
Midland Daily News
Rick Snyder, the state House and state Senate have yet to agree on the State School Aid Act, the final figures could be quite different. The “worst case” scenario would result from passage of the House version of the school funding bill, while a “best ...

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Aging together: Stories of struggle and sacrifice among Detroit's elders - MLive.com

Tue, 2014-06-10 12:20

Aging together: Stories of struggle and sacrifice among Detroit's elders
MLive.com
He was here before crime grew out of control, before anyone ever dreamed of cutting promised pensions or selling prized, city-owned art. But his favorite years in Detroit, he said while sitting in front of an ... Many have a limited education. They've ...

Perkiomen Valley budget does not pass; special meeting Thursday - The Reporter

Tue, 2014-06-10 11:09

Perkiomen Valley budget does not pass; special meeting Thursday
The Reporter
Snyder, along with Board President Ann Mantey, Board Vice President Paul Smith, and Gerry Barenfiher voted for the budget. Rich Bouher, Lynn Bigelow, Rachael Charyna and Andrea ... Monday's version of the budget, which Perkiomen Valley business ...

Lawmakers raise K-12 funding 4%, keeps MEAP test - Lansing State Journal

Tue, 2014-06-10 11:05

Lawmakers raise K-12 funding 4%, keeps MEAP test
Lansing State Journal
The funding gap among districts will be $848 per student next fiscal year, down from a disparity of $2,300 when the school finance system was revamped 20 years ago. Majority Republicans, who cut traditional per-student funding early in Gov. Rick Snyder ...

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Perkiomen Valley budget does not pass; special meeting Thursday - The Times Herald

Tue, 2014-06-10 10:20

Perkiomen Valley budget does not pass; special meeting Thursday
The Times Herald
Snyder, along with Board President Ann Mantey, Board Vice President Paul Smith, and Gerry Barenfiher voted for the budget. Rich Bouher, Lynn Bigelow, Rachael Charyna and Andrea Galambos all ... Monday's version of the budget, which Perkiomen Valley ...

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Michigan K-12 schools to see increased funding, another year of MEAP tests ... - Mlive Kalamazoo

Tue, 2014-06-10 09:18

Michigan K-12 schools to see increased funding, another year of MEAP tests ...
Mlive Kalamazoo
Snyder has faced criticism over K-12 education funding levels, but state-specific funding has actually increased each year he's been in office. A significant reduction in federal funding led to steep K-12 cuts in 2011 which subsequent budget increases ...

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The Redskins Hire Lobbyists So Congress Won't Hate Them - In The Capital

Tue, 2014-06-10 09:09

The Redskins Hire Lobbyists So Congress Won't Hate Them
In The Capital
The McGuireWoods team, which includes Ron Platt, Frank Donatelli, former Congressman Lewis Payne and former Senate Finance Committee staff director Russ Sullivan, certainly has their work cut out for them. I can't ... Specifically the firm will focus ...

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Changes Seek to Make College Crime Data Easier to Use - Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)

Tue, 2014-06-10 05:49

Changes Seek to Make College Crime Data Easier to Use
Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription)
"In general, we are trying to make the information more accessible," said Thomas D. Snyder, a project officer at the National Center for Education Statistics, which is the department's statistical arm. ... Data in the report were already available ...

What's Happening for June (UPDATED JUNE 10) - SunHerald.com

Tue, 2014-06-10 00:58

What's Happening for June (UPDATED JUNE 10)
SunHerald.com
Restoration workshop: 9 a.m.-noon., Donal Snyder Community Center, 2520 Pass Road, Gulfport. Open to community leaders and organizations to learn the process of REESTORE Act ... Health fair: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Christian Education and Life Center, 2205 ...

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What's Happening for June (UPDATED JUNE 10) - SunHerald.com

Tue, 2014-06-10 00:00

What's Happening for June (UPDATED JUNE 10)
SunHerald.com
Restoration workshop: 9 a.m.-noon., Donal Snyder Community Center, 2520 Pass Road, Gulfport. Open to community leaders and organizations to learn the process of REESTORE Act ... Health fair: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Christian Education and Life Center, 2205 ...

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