Snyder's Education Cuts

How Unions Can Grow Stronger in the Wake of Right To Work - In These Times

Mon, 2015-03-16 13:51

In These Times

How Unions Can Grow Stronger in the Wake of Right To Work
In These Times
Rick Snyder suddenly went back on his word and did the same. Those precedents, combined with ... The problem is that when “fair share” dues requirements are eliminated through right-to-work laws or measures that focus on cutting public workers' rights ...

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Free Speech Protects Even Jerks Like Dan Snyder and OU Racists - Indian Country Today Media Network

Mon, 2015-03-16 13:06

Free Speech Protects Even Jerks Like Dan Snyder and OU Racists
Indian Country Today Media Network
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed an amicus curiae (“friend of the court”) brief in the federal court appeal of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office decision to cancel the trademark protection of Dan Snyder's Redskins team name for violation ...

Tom Watkins: The sad state of children in Michigan - Battle Creek Enquirer

Mon, 2015-03-16 09:57

Battle Creek Enquirer

Tom Watkins: The sad state of children in Michigan
Battle Creek Enquirer
Rcik Snyder and the Legislature. It is ALL of our fault. We know the problems. We have known the problems for decades. The only question remains: Are we going to shrug our collective shoulders, or are we going to do something about the issues that ...

$1.8M deficit at Milton may lead to staff, activities cuts - Sunbury Daily Item

Sun, 2015-03-15 23:44

$1.8M deficit at Milton may lead to staff, activities cuts
Sunbury Daily Item
... Keegan and district Business Manager Brian Snyder listed the potential elimination of the following positions: three elementary teachers; one English as a second language teacher; two music teachers; one high school librarian; two special education ...

Change Ups: Heys selected for diverse communities scholarship - Grand Rapids Business Journal (subscription)

Sun, 2015-03-15 23:40

Change Ups: Heys selected for diverse communities scholarship
Grand Rapids Business Journal (subscription)
San Juan Diego Academy has been awarded one of 20 scholarships to the Association of Fundraising Professionals Conference later this month. Development and donor relations director Elizabeth Heys competed for the Diverse Communities Scholarship ...

New Farm Bureau chief sees challenges, opportunities - Hutchinson News

Sun, 2015-03-15 02:18

Hutchinson News

New Farm Bureau chief sees challenges, opportunities
Hutchinson News
The first was Ralph Snyder of Oskaloosa. A fourth-generation farmer, Felts, who grows wheat, corn, ... Felts said he supports the "three-legged" stool of income, sales and property taxes, and that lawmakers need to re-balance the stool after large ...

Fractured education reform never works - Detroit Free Press

Sun, 2015-03-15 00:09

Detroit Free Press

Fractured education reform never works
Detroit Free Press
Those goals belong to Michigan's State School Reform and Redesign Office, whose operations Gov. Rick Snyder moved Thursday from the Department of Education, which he does not oversee, to the Department of Technology, Management and Budget, ...
Rochelle Riley: Fractured education reform never operatesHighland Bulletin Echo

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It's All Good - Ukiah Daily Journal

Sat, 2015-03-14 23:45

It's All Good
Ukiah Daily Journal
Arthur Dawson>> gave me a line (at last month's Writers Read in Ukiah) from Gary Snyder. I'll use it as problematic epigraph for this column: ... I'm working with a new, ratcheting lopper, so the first hour or so is self-educational—new gestures for ...

Cost-Related Access Challenges, Solutions in 18 States - New York Times

Sat, 2015-03-14 11:24

Cost-Related Access Challenges, Solutions in 18 States
New York Times
Indiana lawmakers are considering a bill that — on the surface — aims to simplify school management by cutting obsolete or duplicate regulations in education. But hidden within the bill — which is more than 270 pages long — are major changes to how ...

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Appeals court: No role for state agency in teacher layoffs - Cadillac News (subscription)

Sat, 2015-03-14 06:03

Appeals court: No role for state agency in teacher layoffs
Cadillac News (subscription)
Rick Snyder. It makes performance, not seniority, the factor for layoffs. The appeals court calls it a "dramatic shift" and a "massive redistribution of power." Writing for the court, conservative Judge Henry Saad says the State Tenure Commission ...

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Bills passed as Senate starts to wind down - Charleston Daily Mail

Fri, 2015-03-13 19:20

Bills passed as Senate starts to wind down
Charleston Daily Mail
After having conversations with many groups that had received cuts, Hall said some funding was restored to select areas, including primary care centers, family resource networks and money for veterans specifically for computers, cemetery care, nursing ...

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Senate starts to wind down - Charleston Daily Mail

Fri, 2015-03-13 19:00

Senate starts to wind down
Charleston Daily Mail
After having conversations with many groups that had received cuts, Hall said some funding was restored to select areas, including primary care centers, family resource networks and money for veterans specifically for computers, cemetery care, nursing ...

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Caswell speaks out on sales tax for roads - The Hillsdale Daily News

Fri, 2015-03-13 14:18

Caswell speaks out on sales tax for roads
The Hillsdale Daily News
Snyder went the bipartisan way,” Caswell said. The former senator explained the process. The house wanted a ... The other two (education and local revenue sharing) will equal what was cut.” The change in the fuel tax structure will remain, even if the ...

Group: Gov. Tom Wolf's budget would cost Pennsylvania families $1400 - The Times Herald

Fri, 2015-03-13 10:07

Group: Gov. Tom Wolf's budget would cost Pennsylvania families $1400
The Times Herald
Income plays a factor when considering Wolf's budget proposal, which the administration has said would make the state's tax structure fairer and would leave the average family with a 13 percent net tax cut. Families of four who own a home and make $36 ...

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