Snyder's Education Cuts

Live blog: Ann Arbor school board considers $182M budget - The Ann Arbor News

Wed, 2014-06-11 18:14

Live blog: Ann Arbor school board considers $182M budget
The Ann Arbor News
Live blog: Ann Arbor school board considers $182M budget. 052814 AAPS BOE .JPG. The Ann Arbor Public ... To balance its budget the district is considering would cut operations costs by $9.58 million and increasing revenue by about $2.39 million. That ...

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Outside money pouring into governors races - TucsonSentinel.com

Wed, 2014-06-11 15:44

TucsonSentinel.com

Outside money pouring into governors races
TucsonSentinel.com
Snyder has been attacked for making cuts to education while his presumed Democratic opponent has been criticized for his support of the federal stimulus package when he served in Congress. Michigan's primary is in August. The RGA has also targeted ...

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Ann Arbor area superintendents cry foul at state's budget proposal for schools - The Ann Arbor News

Wed, 2014-06-11 14:19

Ann Arbor area superintendents cry foul at state's budget proposal for schools
The Ann Arbor News
Several superintendents of Washtenaw County public school districts Wednesday criticized the state's fast-moving omnibus budget deal as a "deliberate disinvestment in public education in Michigan." ... "We have almost no time to react to these ...

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Mark's memes - City Pulse

Wed, 2014-06-11 13:27

Mark's memes
City Pulse
“Oh, you voted for Snyder in 2010 because he was a nerd? Tell me more about how he cut $1 billion from education.” “Sometimes campaigns are like everything else, you can take yourself too seriously,” Schauer said. “But when you have a fresh approach ...

Democratic governors focus on education in new TV ad promoting Schauer - Lansing State Journal

Wed, 2014-06-11 13:03

Democratic governors focus on education in new TV ad promoting Schauer
Lansing State Journal
Most polls have shown the two candidates within a few percentage points of each other, with Snyder leading. Emily Benavides, a spokeswoman for the Snyder campaign, said the ad features the inaccurate claim that Snyder has cut $1 billion from education ...

Outside money on pace to break spending records in governors races - Philly.com

Wed, 2014-06-11 11:30

Philly.com

Outside money on pace to break spending records in governors races
Philly.com
Snyder has been attacked for making cuts to education while his presumed Democratic opponent has been criticized for his support of the federal stimulus package when he served in Congress. Michigan's primary is in August. The RGA has also targeted ...

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Democratic governors focus on education in new TV ad promoting Schauer - Detroit Free Press

Wed, 2014-06-11 10:48

Democratic governors focus on education in new TV ad promoting Schauer
Detroit Free Press
Emily Benavides, a spokeswoman for the Snyder campaign, said the ad features the inaccurate claim that Snyder has cut $1 billion from education spending. She said Michigan is spending considerably more on K-12 education today than when Snyder took ...

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Outside Groups On Pace To Shatter Records In Gubernatorial Races - Huffington Post

Wed, 2014-06-11 10:25

Outside Groups On Pace To Shatter Records In Gubernatorial Races
Huffington Post
Snyder has been attacked for making cuts to education while his presumed Democratic opponent has been criticized for his support of the federal stimulus package when he served in Congress. Michigan's primary is in August. The RGA has also targeted ...

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Cantor loses in shocking VA-07 upset - Lindsey Graham avoids a runoff in S.C. ... - Politico

Wed, 2014-06-11 10:07

Cantor loses in shocking VA-07 upset - Lindsey Graham avoids a runoff in S.C. ...
Politico
Schauer calls for the reversal of Snyder's “billion dollars in education cuts,” says the state should stop “rewarding” companies that outsource jobs, and invest in “high-tech research” to bring new jobs to the state. “Tell Governor Snyder … his ...

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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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