Snyder's Education Cuts

READ IN: Glitter Bomb Edition - Washington Post (blog)

Thu, 2015-01-15 08:01

READ IN: Glitter Bomb Edition
Washington Post (blog)
Brian Sandoval (R) is expected to ask the legislature to approve a new business license fee based on gross receipts that would raise $430 million over two years to pay for improvements to public education. ... Rick Snyder (R) have called on Agema to ...

Fourth EM for the school district faces significant challenge in balancing the ... - The Detroit News

Thu, 2015-01-15 02:32

The Detroit News

Fourth EM for the school district faces significant challenge in balancing the ...
The Detroit News
Pastorek has spent the past few months taking stock of Michigan's education system, focusing on Detroit. Snyder's team says Pastorek should also have recommendations of his own in the near future. Since the current governance model of an elected school ...
Michigan Governor Names Fourth New Manager for Detroit SchoolsNew York Times
CORRECTED-Detroit schools get new emergency manager for old problemsReuters

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Good news! GOP Govs to Be 'Pragmatic,' says NYT - American Thinker

Thu, 2015-01-15 02:23

Good news! GOP Govs to Be 'Pragmatic,' says NYT
American Thinker
The New York Times breathlessly reports that Republican governors are promising to be pragmatic. Pragmatic means "dealing with things based on practical rather than theoretical considerations," according to Google definitions. That's good! Or is it?

Napolitano calls on students to engage in public service - The Michigan Daily

Thu, 2015-01-15 01:31

The Michigan Daily

Napolitano calls on students to engage in public service
The Michigan Daily
Rick Snyder enacted cuts to higher education in the first years of his term. Though recent budgets have included funding increases for higher education, the funding has not been restored to its former levels. In June, the University's Board of Regents ...

The Real GOP Split on Immigration - Politico

Wed, 2015-01-14 20:55

Politico

The Real GOP Split on Immigration
Politico
You might think that Snyder is a lonesome GOP voice on immigration at a time after the U.S. House voted this week to withhold part of the Department of Homeland Security's budget as a way of rolling back some of the provisions of the president's ...

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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
MLive.com
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
BuzzFeed News
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

WDET

The State Of Our State In 2015: Issues & Policy In Michigan
WDET
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
Firehouse.com
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

Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

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
New York Times
“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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