Snyder's Education Cuts

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

San Francisco Chronicle

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 ...
A new entitlement? The right to preschoolOnline Athens

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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

WDET

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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Americans grapple with income inequality - USA TODAY

Sun, 2014-02-02 17:46

Americans grapple with income inequality
USA TODAY
She and other FAITH administrators decry recent cuts in food stamp benefits and long-term unemployment assistance. ... But Ricky's new job in financial services proves it's possible to do better if you pursue an education, the elder Sarmiento says ...

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Gov. Rick Snyder proposing 3% more for K-12 education - HollandSentinel.com

Sun, 2014-02-02 17:03

Gov. Rick Snyder proposing 3% more for K-12 education
HollandSentinel.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 ...

Gov. Rick Snyder proposing 3% more for K-12 education - HollandSentinel.com

Sun, 2014-02-02 16:55

Gov. Rick Snyder proposing 3% more for K-12 education
HollandSentinel.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 ...
Analysis: More is less at state schoolsLansing State Journal
For budget, Snyder must resell plan on MedicaidCrain's Detroit Business
Analysis: More money for schools, but not for classroomsBattle Creek Enquirer

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Snyder proposing 3 percent more funding for K-12 schools - Lansing State Journal

Sun, 2014-02-02 16:37

Snyder proposing 3 percent more funding for K-12 schools
Lansing State Journal
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 ...
Analysis: More money for schools, but not for classroomsBattle Creek Enquirer
For budget, Snyder must resell plan on MedicaidCrain's Detroit Business
APNewsBreak: Snyder plans 3 percent K-12 funding increase, $100 bump in per ...13abc Action News

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AdWatch: Snyder claims 'comeback kid' moniker - KTVB

Sun, 2014-02-02 12:06

AdWatch: Snyder claims 'comeback kid' moniker
KTVB
To combat Democrats' allegations that he cut education funding, Snyder's ad says it is up under his watch. That is true. The state's K-12 spending, not including federal cash, has increased every year of his term. Critics note a significant cut to ...

Snyder's Super Bowl ad touts him as 'Michigan's Comeback Kid' - The Detroit News

Sun, 2014-02-02 01:00

Snyder's Super Bowl ad touts him as 'Michigan's Comeback Kid'
The Detroit News
“Rick Snyder's Super Bowl ad will undoubtedly try to distract from his agenda of raising taxes on middle class families, cutting education and hitting seniors with a new retirement tax to pay for more and more tax cuts for wealthy special interests ...

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