Snyder's Education Cuts

Mon, Mar 30th, 2015 - Fillmore County Journal

Fri, 2015-03-27 10:57

Mon, Mar 30th, 2015
Fillmore County Journal
The Hiawatha Valley Education District (HVED) offers special education services to several school districts in southeastern Minnesota, including Lanesboro. Simoine Bolin, one of HVED's Special Ed. Directors, spoke to the Lanesboro School Board about ...

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Mon, Mar 30th, 2015 - Fillmore County Journal

Fri, 2015-03-27 10:57

Mon, Mar 30th, 2015
Fillmore County Journal
The Hiawatha Valley Education District (HVED) offers special education services to several school districts in southeastern Minnesota, including Lanesboro. Simoine Bolin, one of HVED's Special Ed. Directors, spoke to the Lanesboro School Board about ...

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Bill would eliminate personal property tax; service is Sunday for fallen ... - Richmond-News

Fri, 2015-03-27 10:46

Bill would eliminate personal property tax; service is Sunday for fallen ...
Richmond-News
The new Badger Exam, which is tied to the Common Core education standards, was supposed to be ready to be administered on Monday but the start date has been moved back to April 13 due to technical glitches in delivering the online exams to schools ...

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Bill would eliminate personal property tax; service is Sunday for fallen ... - Pierce County Herald

Fri, 2015-03-27 10:27

Bill would eliminate personal property tax; service is Sunday for fallen ...
Pierce County Herald
The new Badger Exam, which is tied to the Common Core education standards, was supposed to be ready to be administered on Monday but the start date has been moved back to April 13 due to technical glitches in delivering the online exams to schools ...

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Bill would eliminate personal property tax; service is Sunday for fallen ... - Hudson Star Observer

Fri, 2015-03-27 10:20

Bill would eliminate personal property tax; service is Sunday for fallen ...
Hudson Star Observer
The new Badger Exam, which is tied to the Common Core education standards, was supposed to be ready to be administered on Monday but the start date has been moved back to April 13 due to technical glitches in delivering the online exams to schools ...

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The youth of Wayne County must be a part of the solution - Dearborn Press and Guide

Fri, 2015-03-27 07:21

The youth of Wayne County must be a part of the solution
Dearborn Press and Guide
The DWMHA will collaborate with Kids Count and our community partners; cutting across typical bureaucratic lines to address the perennial issues facing our kids. Our work will culminate with a .... Dont blame Rick Snyder? OMG..... Tell Rick Snyder that ...

Senate OKs Republican balanced-budget plan, following House - NBC2 News

Fri, 2015-03-27 03:24

NBC2 News

Senate OKs Republican balanced-budget plan, following House
NBC2 News
The budget's solidly ideological tenor contrasted with a bipartisan bill the House overwhelmingly approved Thursday permanently blocking perennial cuts in physicians' Medicare fees. It too will wait until April for final congressional approval by the ...

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Howes: Old Michigan ways pose big obstacle to 'new'one - The Detroit News

Fri, 2015-03-27 00:08

The Detroit News

Howes: Old Michigan ways pose big obstacle to 'new'one
The Detroit News
"You build on your assets," he continued, detailing the six areas — engineering, Midwest logistics hub, higher education, natural resources, center of mobility and life sciences — that already exist in Michigan as foundations for future job and ...

Group works to place a college advisor in every Michigan high school - MLive.com

Thu, 2015-03-26 15:06

MLive.com

Group works to place a college advisor in every Michigan high school
MLive.com
But with Michigan's school counseling ranks decimated by budget cuts (Michigan schools average 706 students per counselor, the fifth-highest ratio of students-per-counselor in the nation.), counselors seldom have adequate time to offer in-depth college ...

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The youth of Wayne County must be a part of the solution - Dearborn Press and Guide

Thu, 2015-03-26 07:19

The youth of Wayne County must be a part of the solution
Dearborn Press and Guide
The DWMHA will collaborate with Kids Count and our community partners; cutting across typical bureaucratic lines to address the perennial issues facing our kids. Our work will culminate with a .... Dont blame Rick Snyder? OMG..... Tell Rick Snyder that ...

Detroit schools' finances are in free-fall - The Detroit News

Thu, 2015-03-26 00:31

The Detroit News

Detroit schools' finances are in free-fall
The Detroit News
Some of the bureaucracy results from government mandates that drive up the cost of education. DPS administers some form of testing 132 days of its 180-day school year, said John Rakolta, CEO of the Walbridge construction firm and chairman of the ...

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New Enterprise Farmer's Market Opens - WTVY, Dothan

Wed, 2015-03-25 20:22

WTVY, Dothan

New Enterprise Farmer's Market Opens
WTVY, Dothan
"That step of picking up your own food will cut out more and more processed foods," Snyder says. And healthier choices at the grocery store lead to ... A RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY TOOK PLACE FOR THE NEW ENTERPRISE FARMER'S MARKET. IT'S DESIGN IS ...

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Bill would significantly cut power of public worker unions - Chron.com

Wed, 2015-03-25 15:51

Chron.com

Bill would significantly cut power of public worker unions
Chron.com
Nevada State Education Authority director Ruben Murillo submitted an amendment to the bill asking for school employees to be exempt. Clark County Commissioner Chris Giunchigliani, who ... By RILEY SNYDER and MICHELLE RINDELS, Associated Press ...
Lawmakers to vet major bill aimed at reducing public employee union powersGreenfield Daily Reporter

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Voters suggest Amendment 1 funds were supposed to be spent acquiring land - Tampabay.com

Wed, 2015-03-25 15:32

Voters suggest Amendment 1 funds were supposed to be spent acquiring land
Tampabay.com
The proposed amount represents an 84 percent cut from this year's budget and $118 million less than what Gov. Rick Scott ... "Amendment 1 proceeds should be used to protect the state's water supply, in terms of both water quality and water quantity ...

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More State Budget Proposals Clear House Subcommittees - WKZO

Wed, 2015-03-25 15:14

WKZO

More State Budget Proposals Clear House Subcommittees
WKZO
LANSING, MI (WHTC) - The state Senate School Aid Education Subcommittee endorsed a K-12 budget for Fiscal 2016 that MIRS News reports largely concurs with many of Governor Snyder's proposed reforms. Mandatory third-grade reading proficiency, career and ...

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Lawmakers to vet major bill aimed at reducing public employee union powers - Greenfield Daily Reporter

Wed, 2015-03-25 14:54

Lawmakers to vet major bill aimed at reducing public employee union powers
Greenfield Daily Reporter
Nevada State Education Authority director Ruben Murillo submitted an amendment to the bill asking for school employees to be exempt. Clark County Commissioner Chris Giunchigliani, who testified from Las Vegas, said the bill ignored history behind the ...

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Merger of state departments promotes holistic approach - Lansing State Journal

Wed, 2015-03-25 13:31

Lansing State Journal

Merger of state departments promotes holistic approach
Lansing State Journal
And while Snyder has not asked for any more or less money for the merger, lawmakers in the House of Representatives are saying the combination should result in savings and took the first steps Tuesday to cut $4.1 million in the DHS and DCH department ...

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Fewer charter authorizers now at risk of suspension - WZZM

Wed, 2015-03-25 13:04

WZZM

Fewer charter authorizers now at risk of suspension
WZZM
Grand Valley State University, Muskegon Heights Public Schools and Ferris State University are among the schools that made the cut. Four educational institutions remain at risk of losing their ability to authorize ... Flanagan says they will remain on ...

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(No heading) - The Macomb Daily

Wed, 2015-03-25 12:33

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The Macomb Daily
Back in 2011, the Legislature gave us business tax breaks to the tune of $1.6 billion, paid for by an increase in pension taxes, cuts to earned income credits, education, reduced revenue sharing to local governments and reduction in the Homestead ...

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Michigan Senate education budget funds Gov. Snyder's priorities, ensures no ... - MLive.com

Wed, 2015-03-25 11:03

MLive.com

Michigan Senate education budget funds Gov. Snyder's priorities, ensures no ...
MLive.com
Snyder's proposed budget included all of those measures. The House budget would not include money for the third-grade reading initiative, at least immediately, and cut the at-risk funding in order to give a larger per-pupil foundation allowance. State Sen.

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