Snyder's Education Cuts

Howes: Michigan 'comeback' narrative meets cold reality - The Detroit News

Wed, 2015-05-06 23:47

Howes: Michigan 'comeback' narrative meets cold reality
The Detroit News
Dow Chemical to cut 3% of global workforce ..... From roads and public education to economic development incentives, a Michigan that roared back to life on the strength of the automotive rebound is showing signs of losing its way on critical public ...

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Road map after Prop 1's failure is full of holes - The Detroit News

Wed, 2015-05-06 23:21

Sacramento Bee

Road map after Prop 1's failure is full of holes
The Detroit News
But Snyder was more guarded about tapping into dedicated funds, saying it could create harmful "consequences" for the revenue sources on which schools and municipalities rely. The Republican governor said he still favors increasing fuel taxes and ...
Michigan voters soundly reject Proposal 1 road tax planDetroit Free Press
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Gov. Snyder keeps Tulip Time Festival Luncheon upbeat ... - HollandSentinel.com

Wed, 2015-05-06 19:08

HollandSentinel.com

Gov. Snyder keeps Tulip Time Festival Luncheon upbeat ...
HollandSentinel.com
Snyder's speech centered around education — from pre-K through third-grade reading to employer apprenticeships. Later, speaking to reporters, the governor, famous ... I'm always open to saying, 'Where can we cut? Where can we be more efficient?' But ...

Superintendent resigns due to school budget cuts - UpNorthLive.com

Wed, 2015-05-06 17:50

Superintendent resigns due to school budget cuts
UpNorthLive.com
For the past year the Buckley Community School District has been trying to find a way to put more money back into education. "A few years ago, Governor Snyder's budget reduced our funding,” said Matt Simon, Buckley Community Board President. “A lot of ...

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Students go on hunger strike over janitor layoffs; frustrated with university ... - Deseret News

Wed, 2015-05-06 16:44

Deseret News

Students go on hunger strike over janitor layoffs; frustrated with university ...
Deseret News
A Tufts spokeswoman says Executive Vice President Patricia Campbell and Vice President for Operations Linda Snyder met with students to request negotiations, but students did not agree to negotiations, instead agreeing to Wednesday's meeting. Nicole ...
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Lawmakers tackle non-existent Plan B for roads with Prop 1 defeat - The Oakland Press

Wed, 2015-05-06 15:39

Miami Herald

Lawmakers tackle non-existent Plan B for roads with Prop 1 defeat
The Oakland Press
State restricted funds include $12 billion for education, $2 billion for community health, $2 billion for transportation, $1.5 billion for the state treasury, and several hundred million each for a variety of economic development programs across ...
It's time for lawmakers to fix Michigan's roadsMLive.com
Unhappy voters reject Proposal 1; road fix still neededLansing State Journal
Michigan voters reject road tax planUSA TODAY
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Foundation brings art to Smithville students - Austin American-Statesman

Wed, 2015-05-06 14:14

Austin American-Statesman

Foundation brings art to Smithville students
Austin American-Statesman
The activity is a part of the nonprofit Smithville Education Foundation's “Enrichment Days,” when instead of hiring substitutes for teacher training days, the foundation brings in artists from the alliance to teach the children about art and Playhouse ...

Lawmakers tackle non-existent Plan B for roads with Prop 1 defeat - The Macomb Daily

Wed, 2015-05-06 12:39

Sacramento Bee

Lawmakers tackle non-existent Plan B for roads with Prop 1 defeat
The Macomb Daily
State restricted funds include $12 billion for education, $2 billion for community health, $2 billion for transportation, $1.5 billion for the state treasury, and several hundred million each for a variety of economic development programs across ...
It's time for lawmakers to fix Michigan's roadsMLive.com
Unhappy voters reject Proposal 1; road fix still neededLansing State Journal
Michigan voters reject road tax planUSA TODAY
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Show Transcript Hide Transcript - WDIV Detroit

Wed, 2015-05-06 11:27

WDIV Detroit

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National · Politics · Health · Education · Tech · Video · Michigan's Proposal 1 · I Have The Drive · Business · Ruth To The Rescue ... Devin Scillian has discussions on Baltimore and the cuts in Wayne County. Show Transcript Hide Transcript ... WE WANT ...

No surprise, but what's next after Prop 1's epic fail? - Hometownlife.com

Wed, 2015-05-06 11:27

No surprise, but what's next after Prop 1's epic fail?
Hometownlife.com
Rick Snyder for compromising with Democrats to put the proposal on the ballot, in the end it was too complicated. People would support a simple gas ... "The K-12 education funding mechanism has been holding its own in the state budget. It's been a ...

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Tufts Students on Hunger Strike Frustrated at University's Response - NECN

Wed, 2015-05-06 11:01

NECN

Tufts Students on Hunger Strike Frustrated at University's Response
NECN
A Tufts spokeswoman says Executive Vice President Patricia Campbell and Vice President for Operations Linda Snyder met with students to request negotiations, but students did not agree to negotiations, instead agreeing to Wednesday's meeting. Nicole ...
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Michigan voters reject road tax plan - USA TODAY

Wed, 2015-05-06 08:58

Charlotte Observer

Michigan voters reject road tax plan
USA TODAY
Rick Snyder and the GOP-controlled Legislature have grappled with for several years. Tuesday's result sets up a ... He wants to see an approach that identifies and eliminates government waste but doesn't cut funding for education. Barbara Amble, a ...
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Great teachers change lives - Dearborn Press and Guide

Wed, 2015-05-06 08:05

Great teachers change lives
Dearborn Press and Guide
Lori Higgins, the Detroit Free Press education writer recently wrote a thoughtful and powerful article: "Who wants to be a teacher? Prep program numbers on the decline." The data and perceptions in this story should make Lansing policymakers take notice.

Morning Bits - Washington Post (blog)

Wed, 2015-05-06 07:47

Morning Bits
Washington Post (blog)
“Huckabee's basic 'get what you paid for' statement is incorrect: by law, Social Security benefits will be cut when the trust fund runs out (next year for disability, in the early 2030s for retirement). Whatever you may believe about the economics of ...

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Hunger striking students frustrated with university response - Boston Herald

Wed, 2015-05-06 07:15

Hunger striking students frustrated with university response
Boston Herald
The university, located north of Boston, has said it supports the students' right to protest but said the cuts will help direct resources to Tufts' "core educational mission." The students began the hunger strike Sunday, just as Tufts begins its week ...

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Hunger striking students frustrated with university response - WCVB Boston

Wed, 2015-05-06 06:34

WCVB Boston

Hunger striking students frustrated with university response
WCVB Boston
... Vice President Patricia Campbell and Vice President for Operations Linda Snyder met with students to request negotiations. The university has said it supports the students' right to protest but said the cuts will help direct resources to Tufts ...

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What's Happening for MAY (Updated May 6) - SunHerald.com

Wed, 2015-05-06 00:36

What's Happening for MAY (Updated May 6)
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Panelists include Leslie Henderson of Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company, Karma Snyder of John C. Stennis Space Center and Valerie Wade of Mississippi Power. Details: 604-0014. Plant sale and youth ... Learn specific techniques for cutting fruits and ...

Michigan voters soundly reject Proposal 1 road tax plan - Detroit Free Press

Wed, 2015-05-06 00:35

Detroit Free Press

Michigan voters soundly reject Proposal 1 road tax plan
Detroit Free Press
He wants to see an approach that identifies and eliminates government waste but doesn't cut funding for education. Barbara Amble, a retired schoolteacher in Davison, said she voted for the plan although it ... House Minority Leader Tim Greimel, D ...
Unhappy voters reject Proposal 1; road fix still neededLansing State Journal
Michigan Voters Head to Polls Over Sales Tax Increase for Roads, BridgesWall Street Journal
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Ann Arbor state representatives disappointed, not surprised Proposal 1 failed - MLive.com

Wed, 2015-05-06 00:04

Ann Arbor state representatives disappointed, not surprised Proposal 1 failed
MLive.com
Ann Arbor politicians are not surprised statewide Proposal 1 failed, but they are concerned about how Michigan will fund much needed repairs to roads. Michigan voters on Tuesday, May 5, overwhelmingly turned down a proposal that would have raised the ...

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States Look to Boost Taxes--update - Nasdaq

Tue, 2015-05-05 23:04

States Look to Boost Taxes--update
Nasdaq
Proposals for tax increases are proliferating, in particular, efforts to fund transportation and education, as lawmakers prepare to adopt budgets for the fiscal year that in most states begins July 1. Many states "are still in a deep hole from the ...

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