Snyder's Education Cuts

Advocates of More Education Spending Ignoring Billions in Other Funds - Michigan Capitol Confidential

Mon, 2014-01-27 06:34

Advocates of More Education Spending Ignoring Billions in Other Funds
Michigan Capitol Confidential
A number of advocates for more state funding for K-12 public education are making claims about cuts, but they're ignoring $2 billion in additional state education funding, which is as much as 30 percent of state funding for some school districts ...

For governors with an eye on 2016, a key speech - Bryan-College Station Eagle

Mon, 2014-01-27 05:16

For governors with an eye on 2016, a key speech
Bryan-College Station Eagle
Rick Snyder, who has generated quiet but persistent national buzz among Republican donors, made a pitch for attracting highly educated immigrants to his state. The plan aims to help revitalize Detroit, which is trying to emerge from the ... After ...

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For governors with an eye on 2016, a key speech - Washington Post

Mon, 2014-01-27 04:38

Washington Post

For governors with an eye on 2016, a key speech
Washington Post
Rick Snyder, who has generated quiet but persistent national buzz among Republican donors, made a pitch for attracting highly educated immigrants to his state. The plan aims to help revitalize Detroit, which is trying to emerge from the ... After ...

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Detroit's bankruptcy, the tip of the iceberg States, cities hand out billions ... - World Socialist Web Site

Mon, 2014-01-27 01:20

Detroit's bankruptcy, the tip of the iceberg States, cities hand out billions ...
World Socialist Web Site
It was Governor Rick Snyder who conspired with law firm Jones Day and Kevyn Orr to declare the city in “financial emergency” and appoint Orr with the prearranged plan to impose bankruptcy, void contracts and loot the city's assets. Not as well ...

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CMU lobbying efforts recognized by faculty, state representatives - Central Michigan Life

Mon, 2014-01-27 00:05

CMU lobbying efforts recognized by faculty, state representatives
Central Michigan Life
Rick Snyder, Roth and Wilbur work with legislators and have them visit campus and meet with students as well as faculty and staff. After the large budget cut to higher education in 2011, Roth and Wilbur have been trying to make up for funds lost by the ...

States Weigh New Plans for Revenue Windfalls - Wall Street Journal

Sun, 2014-01-26 19:43

States Weigh New Plans for Revenue Windfalls
Wall Street Journal
Rick Snyder is poised to face off with some fellow Republicans in the legislature over how much to cut taxes and how much to put in reserves, while California Gov. ... Some Democratic legislators also argue the state needs to restore money for education.

States Weigh New Plans for Revenue Windfalls - Wall Street Journal

Sun, 2014-01-26 19:43

States Weigh New Plans for Revenue Windfalls
Wall Street Journal
Rick Snyder is poised to face off with some fellow Republicans in the legislature over how much to cut taxes and how much to put in reserves, while California Gov. ... Some Democratic legislators also argue the state needs to restore money for education.

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Dorothy Potter Snyder: Good science must lead way to deer solution - Durham News

Sun, 2014-01-26 17:39

Dorothy Potter Snyder: Good science must lead way to deer solution
Durham News
Durham needs to move toward first-class public transportation to cut down on car traffic; we need to concentrate human populations and avoid sprawl; we need to place limits on development; and we need to educate ourselves with real information, not ...

Gov. Snyder Takes On K-12 Funding 'Misinformation' - CBS Local

Sun, 2014-01-26 13:37

Gov. Snyder Takes On K-12 Funding 'Misinformation'
CBS Local
Excluding federal, preschool and adult education dollars but factoring in the state's direct share of the retirement bill, Snyder's budget office estimates state funding was $6,818 per student when he arrived in Lansing and is $7,484 today, a 10 ...

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Public School Crams Christianity - Daily Beast

Sun, 2014-01-26 08:27

Public School Crams Christianity
Daily Beast
We are so happy to have your child learning with us and we are so grateful that your tax dollars have permitted us to establish the educational programs and academic atmosphere we've developed over the years here. ...... the wake of the ambulance, just ...

COUNTY: Municipal leaders share successes, challenges at Tri-Community ... - Shelby Township Source Newspapers

Sun, 2014-01-26 07:12

COUNTY: Municipal leaders share successes, challenges at Tri-Community ...
Shelby Township Source Newspapers
We had to educate residents on how and why we were going to spend the money to keep from laying off 65 of our police officers and firemen. It passed with a good percentage of ... "They have consistently cut local governments. If you don't think the ...

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Gilda Jacobs: With the New Year comes the time to reinvest - Lansing State Journal

Sun, 2014-01-26 04:02

Gilda Jacobs: With the New Year comes the time to reinvest
Lansing State Journal
Rick Snyder's rollout of the state budget scheduled for the beginning of February, we will have the opportunity to hear how he plans to move the state forward and where his focus lies. It is the residents of the great state of ... Instead of investing ...

RGJ Investigates: Can Jeff Spilman perform for Northern Nevada? - Reno Gazette Journal

Sat, 2014-01-25 16:21

RGJ Investigates: Can Jeff Spilman perform for Northern Nevada?
Reno Gazette Journal
Nevada's film tax incentive went into effect earlier this month. While many praise the man leading the push to attract Hollywood to Reno-Tahoe, he also has a checkered business past. Can he perform for Northern Nevada?

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COUNTY: Municipal leaders share successes, challenges at Tri-Community ... - Shelby Township Source Newspapers

Sat, 2014-01-25 07:12

COUNTY: Municipal leaders share successes, challenges at Tri-Community ...
Shelby Township Source Newspapers
We had to educate residents on how and why we were going to spend the money to keep from laying off 65 of our police officers and firemen. It passed with a good percentage of the margin, so we really have to applaud the residents of Sterling Heights.

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Democrats Pushing 6 Percent Boost in Fiscal 2016 State Aid to K-12 Schools - KCRG

Sat, 2014-01-25 00:21

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Democrats Pushing 6 Percent Boost in Fiscal 2016 State Aid to K-12 Schools
KCRG
A Senate Education subcommittee is scheduled to consider a trio of measures that also would boost categorical funding the schools receive for supplemental teacher salaries, professional development, early intervention and teacher leadership programs by ...
Democrats push 6% boost in school aid for fiscal 2016Sioux City Journal

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Cleveland Hill still behind in funds - Buffalo News

Fri, 2014-01-24 21:06

Cleveland Hill still behind in funds
Buffalo News
Andrew M. Cuomo's budget proposal for 2014-15, School Superintendent Jon MacSwan noted that the schools are still suffering from the statewide cuts enacted several years ago. The governor's budget proposes about $9.5 million for Cleveland Hill, which ...

Iowa Democrats push 6% boost in school aid for fiscal 2016 - Sioux City Journal

Fri, 2014-01-24 20:39

Iowa Democrats push 6% boost in school aid for fiscal 2016
Sioux City Journal
A Senate Education subcommittee is scheduled to consider a trio of measures that also would boost categorical funding the schools receive for supplemental teacher salaries, professional development, early intervention and teacher leadership programs by ...

Foundations Offering to Bail Out Detroit May Regret Their Decision - Chronicle of Philanthropy (subscription)

Fri, 2014-01-24 18:36

Foundations Offering to Bail Out Detroit May Regret Their Decision
Chronicle of Philanthropy (subscription)
A stiff legal challenge to the settlement might still be appealing to city pensioners facing the truly draconian cuts proposed by the emergency manager, cuts that even the most generous philanthropic outpouring can only marginally relieve. What started ...

Wonkbook: So long, and thanks for all the charts - Washington Post (blog)

Fri, 2014-01-24 18:35

Washington Post (blog)

Wonkbook: So long, and thanks for all the charts
Washington Post (blog)
DUNCAN: Better education 101. "In contrast to a national picture of gradual progress, Tennessee and the District of Columbia reported striking jumps — in both math and reading achievement and in both grades examined, fourth and eighth. We don't know ...

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Democrats pushing 6 percent boost in 2016 school aid - Quad City Times

Fri, 2014-01-24 18:35

Democrats pushing 6 percent boost in 2016 school aid
Quad City Times
A Senate Education subcommittee is scheduled to consider a trio of measures that also would boost categorical funding the schools receive for supplemental teacher salaries, professional development, early intervention and teacher leadership programs by ...

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