Snyder's Education Cuts

100 Department of Human Services employees in 30 Michigan counties laid off - MLive.com

Wed, 2015-01-14 18:06

100 Department of Human Services employees in 30 Michigan counties laid off
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Many vacant positions were left unfilled to minimize the amount of layoffs that would be needed and it was important to DHS officials to keep cuts away from case workers who work with the public every day. Holman praised the department for trying to ...

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The Beginning Of The End Of No Child Left Behind - BuzzFeed News

Wed, 2015-01-14 17:35

The Beginning Of The End Of No Child Left Behind
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Democrats, including Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, called Monday for the law to be revamped; yesterday the top Senate Republican on the education committee, Lamar Alexander, did the same, releasing a draft version of his own education bill ...

The State Of Our State In 2015: Issues & Policy In Michigan - WDET

Wed, 2015-01-14 14:49

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The State Of Our State In 2015: Issues & Policy In Michigan
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The Stateline report also looks at specific policy issues, including Medicaid, education and roads in Michigan. However, Michigan lawmakers --similarly to legislators countrywide-- are faced with budget shortfalls and the pressures of tax cut promises.

Pa. Chiefs Ask for Fire Tax to Reduce Burden on Volunteers - Firehouse.com

Wed, 2015-01-14 09:21

Pa. Chiefs Ask for Fire Tax to Reduce Burden on Volunteers
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Jan. 11--Local chiefs see a fire tax as one way of countering some of the social pressures they say can lead to burnout among volunteer firefighters. The combination of an expanded mission, rising costs and fewer people willing to give their time has ...

SVSEF alpine teams make first trips of 2015 - Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

Wed, 2015-01-14 06:03

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SVSEF alpine teams make first trips of 2015
Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
Traveling to another ski resort for your first ski competition of the winter is a learning experience for Baldy-based youngsters in the Sun Valley Ski Education Foundation. As SVSEF U-14 head coach ... Bennett Snyder, 13, won the first run of Sunday's ...

Melissa Scholke: Alleviating the under-funded - The Michigan Daily

Tue, 2015-01-13 23:20

Melissa Scholke: Alleviating the under-funded
The Michigan Daily
Tom Allison, policy and research manager at Young Invincibles, speculated in an interview that cuts to the education budget were one of many factors contributing to Michigan's poor performance. For example, during the beginning of Gov. Rick Snyder's ...

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Melissa Scholke: Alleviating the under-funded - The Michigan Daily

Tue, 2015-01-13 23:20

Melissa Scholke: Alleviating the under-funded
The Michigan Daily
Tom Allison, policy and research manager at Young Invincibles, speculated in an interview that cuts to the education budget were one of many factors contributing to Michigan's poor performance. For example, during the beginning of Gov. Rick Snyder's ...

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Michigan Governor Names Fourth New Manager for Detroit Schools - New York Times

Tue, 2015-01-13 22:52

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Michigan Governor Names Fourth New Manager for Detroit Schools
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“The data are devastating,” said Amber Arellano, executive director of the Education Trust-Midwest, an education advocacy and research organization based in Royal Oak, Mich. “There's no other way to cut it. It's abysmal.” Mr. Snyder had to decide ...
Detroit schools get new emergency manager for old problemsReuters

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Cyber bullying added to Michigan anti-bullying law after Gov. Rick Snyder ... - MLive.com

Tue, 2015-01-13 17:29

Cyber bullying added to Michigan anti-bullying law after Gov. Rick Snyder ...
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Snyder also signed a myriad of other education bills on Tuesday. Among them is a change in the cut-off birth date for parents to enroll their kindergartners in Michigan public schools. The date is now Dec. 1 after Snyder signed the law. The new date ...

WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Seven-year old dies in mobile home fire in ... - Pierce County Herald

Tue, 2015-01-13 16:55

WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Seven-year old dies in mobile home fire in ...
Pierce County Herald
Governor Scott Walker will deliver his annual State-of-the-State address tonight, but he's not expected to go into much detail about his willingness to cut taxes -- or how he'll address a two-point-two million dollar budget shortfall. Vos says he ...

Detroit schools get new emergency manager for old problems - Reuters

Tue, 2015-01-13 16:46

Detroit schools get new emergency manager for old problems
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WASHINGTON Jan 13 (Reuters) - Michigan Governor Rick Snyder appointed a new emergency manager to Detroit Public Schools on Tuesday, a fresh attempt at fixing budget problems that span nearly a decade. Darnell Earley, emergency manager of the nearby ...

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Republicans will have to spin struggling state economies in 2016 - Gant Daily

Tue, 2015-01-13 13:34

Republicans will have to spin struggling state economies in 2016
Gant Daily
His latest budget has seen some of the steepest cuts to higher education ever proposed for the state — so steep, in fact, the Republican speaker of the Louisiana House has vowed to block block them, telling a local outlet the cuts “would set us back ...

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Snyder touts skilled trades at auto show - Hometownlife.com

Tue, 2015-01-13 12:57

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Snyder touts skilled trades at auto show
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"And we need to bring that back – we need to have parents and young people and people looking for their next career understand there's an equally honorable, equally important, equally well-paying track for career tech education in addition to ...
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signs road funding bills as committees form for ...MLive.com

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Events Listings: Jan. 14 to 20, 2015 - The Weekender

Tue, 2015-01-13 10:12

Events Listings: Jan. 14 to 20, 2015
The Weekender
Pennsylvania Farm Show, the largest indoor agricultural exposition in the country with nearly 6000 animals, 10,000 competitive exhibits and 300 commercial booths along with youth livestock shows, cooking demonstrations, horse and tractor pulls, rodeo ...

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Ryan wont run for president in 2016 Van Hollen reveals middle-class tax break ... - Politico

Tue, 2015-01-13 10:12

Ryan wont run for president in 2016 Van Hollen reveals middle-class tax break ...
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Van Hollen said he submitted the plan because he believes Republicans' mantra of cutting taxes for only the wealthy will make the problem worse. He intends to pay for the ... More from Pro Education here: http://politico.pro/14MzLnP. QUICK LINKS: The ...

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