Snyder's Education Cuts

Chris Cooley and Bob Costas squared off on ESPN's 'Outside the Lines' - Washington Post (blog)

Wed, 2014-09-03 00:41

Chris Cooley and Bob Costas squared off on ESPN's 'Outside the Lines'
Washington Post (blog)
It included an interview with owner Daniel Snyder, who repeated many of the talking points he had established in an August discussion with Chris Cooley on ESPN 980. Speaking of Cooley, he also made an ... “But there's a reasoned objection to the ...

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Snyder scores 3 out of 4 for truthfulness on new 'Numbers' campaign ad - Detroit Free Press

Tue, 2014-09-02 23:58

Snyder scores 3 out of 4 for truthfulness on new 'Numbers' campaign ad
Detroit Free Press
Responding to those shortfalls was the major reason for a raft of cuts Snyder announced in 2011, including a $300-per-pupil cut to K-12 funding, though improving revenues and other factors ultimately led to significant softening of that proposed cut ...

UNLV revises tax initiative analysis - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Tue, 2014-09-02 21:17

UNLV revises tax initiative analysis
Las Vegas Review-Journal
University of Nevada, Las Vegas President Don Snyder last week distanced the university from the study after businesses and gaming leaders opposed to the tax said it was flawed. Snyder said the study “does not represent the position or views of the ...

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Small crowd gathers for first 'Turnaround Tuesday' rally at Statehouse - Lawrence Journal World

Tue, 2014-09-02 20:52

Small crowd gathers for first 'Turnaround Tuesday' rally at Statehouse
Lawrence Journal World
... about the cuts that Gov. (Sam) Brownback has made," said Bill Cutler of Topeka. "But I just thought it was a nice way to come together and get educated and show that there are people who care about these issues." ... "I believe this administration ...

Detroit Labor Day: Democracy not for sale! - People's World

Tue, 2014-09-02 19:26

Detroit Labor Day: Democracy not for sale!
People's World
To thunderous applause he declared, "I will repeal Right-to-Work-for-less," a hated piece of legislation Governor Rick Snyder signed after initially saying it "wasn't on his agenda." Schauer said Snyder cuts millions from education and raised taxes on ...

State House Dems call for higher minimum school funding - Michigan Radio

Tue, 2014-09-02 17:45

State House Dems call for higher minimum school funding
Michigan Radio
As many Michigan students return to school, the debate over education funding is starting up again at the state Capitol in Lansing. Credit Sarah Hulett / Michigan Radio ... Andy Schor, D-Lansing, says those districts are being forced to make difficult ...
Michigan Democrats Want More Money For Public SchoolsWEMU

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Performance-Based Budgeting Makes a Comeback in State Capitals3:00 PM ET - GovExec.com

Tue, 2014-09-02 15:04

Performance-Based Budgeting Makes a Comeback in State Capitals3:00 PM ET
GovExec.com
“Performance-based budgeting,” buzzwords for states making spending decisions based on specific benchmarks, gained traction in the 1990s, then fell out of favor during the budget-cutting era of the Great Recession. Now the strategy is .... He knows ...

UB cardiologist appointed to prestigious review committee - Niagara Frontier Publications

Tue, 2014-09-02 14:31

UB cardiologist appointed to prestigious review committee
Niagara Frontier Publications
Canty has headed UB's division of cardiovascular medicine since 2006, leading the university's cardiovascular medicine faculty; fostering expansion of programs in education, research and clinical care; and integrating the university's cardiology ...

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UB cardiologist appointed to prestigious review committee - Niagara Frontier Publications

Tue, 2014-09-02 14:31

UB cardiologist appointed to prestigious review committee
Niagara Frontier Publications
Canty has headed UB's division of cardiovascular medicine since 2006, leading the university's cardiovascular medicine faculty; fostering expansion of programs in education, research and clinical care; and integrating the university's cardiology ...

Detroit on edge as judge prepares to consider bankruptcy plan - Los Angeles Times

Tue, 2014-09-02 11:42

Detroit on edge as judge prepares to consider bankruptcy plan
Los Angeles Times
Rick Snyder with devil's horns — and creditors filing hundreds of motions protesting the bankruptcy. But if the last few days ... Under the plan, which retirees and employees voted on and approved, non-uniformed retirees will see a 4.5% cut to their ...

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Snyder talks 'road to recovery' in new campaign ad: 'You might not feel it yet ... - MLive.com

Tue, 2014-09-02 09:24

Snyder talks 'road to recovery' in new campaign ad: 'You might not feel it yet ...
MLive.com
Snyder has put more state resources into K-12 education since lost federal dollars fueled cuts in his first budget, but a good portion of the new money has gone to retirement costs rather than classrooms. Michigan's unemployment rate is near its lowest ...
Labor stokes Democratic support for Michigan governor, US Senate racesThe Detroit News

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In governors' races, GOP struggles - Washington Examiner

Tue, 2014-09-02 05:11

In governors' races, GOP struggles
Washington Examiner
“Democrats have really done a good job of painting Brownback's education cuts in a negative light,” one Kansas GOP political strategist told the Examiner. In Michigan, opponents of Republican Gov. Rick Snyder say he slashed school and government ...

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Financial stresses challenge UNLV law school - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Tue, 2014-09-02 01:42

Financial stresses challenge UNLV law school
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The request for additional state funds easily could not survive the legislative process, especially when several big-ticket projects for higher education, such as a medical school for UNLV, also are looking for state funds. “The law school is really ...

State legislators and Democratic candidates rally for increased K-12 funds - The Michigan Daily

Tue, 2014-09-02 00:24

State legislators and Democratic candidates rally for increased K-12 funds
The Michigan Daily
Many Democrats, including Mark Schauer, the Democratic candidate for governor, have criticized Snyder for presiding over massive cuts in education funding. ************Though Snyder increased funding for education in the fiscal year 2015 budget plan ...

State legislators and Democratic candidates rally for increased K-12 funds - The Michigan Daily

Tue, 2014-09-02 00:24

State legislators and Democratic candidates rally for increased K-12 funds
The Michigan Daily
Many Democrats, including Mark Schauer, the Democratic candidate for governor, have criticized Snyder for presiding over massive cuts in education funding. ************Though Snyder increased funding for education in the fiscal year 2015 budget plan ...

See your Saginaw County school district's per pupil foundation allowance - The Ann Arbor News

Mon, 2014-09-01 16:03

See your Saginaw County school district's per pupil foundation allowance
The Ann Arbor News
Rick Snyder's budget included a bigger increase for the 2014-2015 school year. Per student funding levels are up $50 ... In recent years, Ackerman said, the district has tightened its wallet and made cuts to deal with a $500 per student loss in state ...

When a Vegas mugging backfires (and more from In Other News) - Missoula Independent (blog)

Mon, 2014-09-01 11:02

When a Vegas mugging backfires (and more from In Other News)
Missoula Independent (blog)
State police charged Stacy Varner, 47, and Glenda Snyder, 64, with attacking each other with a stuffed deer head during an argument in Cromwell Township, Pa. Troopers said Snyder was injured during the fight when she was hit with an antler. (Harrisburg ...

South Dakota man finds rewards working 40 years - Rapid City Journal

Mon, 2014-09-01 02:15

South Dakota man finds rewards working 40 years
Rapid City Journal
Baby boomers have redefined what it means to be retired, and that often includes some kind of work, either by cutting back to part time, working on a project basis or getting heavily involved in volunteer work. Many like Snyder opt to keep on working ...

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U.P. ranch saves orphan bears, one cub at a time - Livingston Daily

Mon, 2014-09-01 02:00

Livingston Daily

U.P. ranch saves orphan bears, one cub at a time
Livingston Daily
His face is chiseled by age, topped by a gray crew cut and accented with a nose that's been broken 17 times in the boxing ring. He speaks in four-word sentences. His voice sounds like it's .... Rick Snyder. "Oswald's Bear Ranch is an important piece of ...

South Dakota man finds rewards working 40 years - Washington Times

Mon, 2014-09-01 01:13

South Dakota man finds rewards working 40 years
Washington Times
Snyder, 75, is an example of how companies can benefit from hiring and retaining mature employees, the Argus Leader (http://argusne.ws/1sxAcaV ) reported. The retirement age of 65 has gone ... Baby boomers have redefined what it means to be retired ...

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