Snyder's Education Cuts

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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Politics and Prejudices: Michigan, sailing down the drain - Detroit Metro Times

Wed, 2015-03-25 01:05

Detroit Metro Times

Politics and Prejudices: Michigan, sailing down the drain
Detroit Metro Times
Given the lack of success of the Education Achievement Authority, the EAA, which he established to try to fix the worst Detroit schools, the odds of Snyder being able to "fix" schools statewide are not encouraging. Meanwhile, back under ... Michigan ...

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GOP House panel rejects Snyder school initiatives - The Detroit News

Wed, 2015-03-25 00:19

The Detroit News

GOP House panel rejects Snyder school initiatives
The Detroit News
Rick Snyder's major education initiatives, setting the stage for negotiations on school funding between Republican legislative leaders and the GOP executive. The House panel gutted funding increases requested for at-risk schools, a third-grade reading ...
Draft of Michigan House education budget wouldn't fund major initiatives ...MLive.com

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Merger of state departments promotes holistic approach - Detroit Free Press

Tue, 2015-03-24 23:03

Detroit Free Press

Merger of state departments promotes holistic approach
Detroit Free Press
... will combine the departments. 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 ...
Separate State House Subcommittees Clear Fiscal 2016 Departmental BudgetsWHTC

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State View: 'Rat cake'? Prisons shouldn't serve that - The Daily Telegram

Tue, 2015-03-24 22:45

State View: 'Rat cake'? Prisons shouldn't serve that
The Daily Telegram
The Aramark worker reportedly told the inmate to cut the sides off the rodent-chewed cake, and cover the damage with frosting, a wretched bit of culinary improv that has us retching. Honestly, we may never eat cake again. That employee was fired ...

Michigan may speed up sales tax break for new car purchase with trade-in - MLive.com

Tue, 2015-03-24 16:05

MLive.com

Michigan may speed up sales tax break for new car purchase with trade-in
MLive.com
Rick Snyder was designed to allow motorists to exempt the value of a trade-in from the taxable purchase price of a new vehicle, but the plan included a 23-year phase-in period. Senate Bills ... A large portion of Michigan sales tax revenue goes to the ...

Separate State House Subcommittees Clear Fiscal 2016 Departmental Budgets - WHTC

Tue, 2015-03-24 14:30

WHTC

Separate State House Subcommittees Clear Fiscal 2016 Departmental Budgets
WHTC
LANSING, MI (WHTC) - The state House School Aid Appropriations Subcommittee endorsed a Fiscal 2016 budget for K-12 education that increases foundation-allowance funding by 296 million dollars. About 275 million will be shifted from other education ...

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Rockford Public Schools hosting Proposal 1 meetings - MLive.com

Tue, 2015-03-24 11:13

MLive.com

Rockford Public Schools hosting Proposal 1 meetings
MLive.com
Rockford's resolution cites state and federal cuts over the years for why "it is vital for the ongoing education of Michigan children that K-12 funding be increased via reasonable means." The meeting at Belmont Elementary, 6097 Belmont Ave. NE, is ...

Dan Polleys - Are we improving education or just cutting costs? - Petoskey News-Review

Tue, 2015-03-24 10:53

Dan Polleys - Are we improving education or just cutting costs?
Petoskey News-Review
Rick Snyder signed an executive order to move the School Reform Office out of the Michigan Department of Education. He moved this office to the Department of Technology, Management and Budget. The State Board of Education expressed concerns that ...

Draft of Michigan House education budget wouldn't fund major initiatives ... - MLive.com

Tue, 2015-03-24 10:50

MLive.com

Draft of Michigan House education budget wouldn't fund major initiatives ...
MLive.com
The House budget doesn't include the $100 million increase for at-risk students in Snyder's budget. The House cuts funding for the distressed district rehabilitation fund. Snyder's budget proposal included $75 million that could be disbursed by the ...
Gov. Rick Snyder: If Proposal 1 fails, Michigan stays on 'very negative path ...MLive.com

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