Snyder's Education Cuts

Labor leaders: Thumb high-paying jobs go unfilled - Huron Daily Tribune

Sat, 2015-06-06 12:05

Labor leaders: Thumb high-paying jobs go unfilled
Huron Daily Tribune
Rick Snyder says there are more than 8,300 skilled trades jobs available in Michigan, with more than 6,700 openings expected every year through 2022. Local officials say ... Pavlov, who chairs the Senate Education Committee and is vice chair of the ...

UM associate AD Jim Minick reinstated after DUI arrest - Detroit Free Press

Fri, 2015-06-05 19:41

UM associate AD Jim Minick reinstated after DUI arrest
Detroit Free Press
U-M associate AD Jim Minick reinstated after DUI arrest. By Mark Snyder, Detroit Free Press 7:39 p.m. EDT June 5, 2015 ... "Jim is back working in the program," U-M coach Jim Harbaugh said tonight at the Montgomery Prattville Marriott before serving as ...

On the brink of collapse, what about K-State? - K-State Collegian

Fri, 2015-06-05 17:01

On the brink of collapse, what about K-State?
K-State Collegian
Kansas Governor Sam Brownback meets with supporters in Cat Town before the football game against Texas Tech October 4, 2014, in Bill Snyder Family Stadium. Brownback has stated that he will not sign any budget that reverses his income tax cuts that led ...

2016 Michigan Budget Heads to Governor's Desk - Governing

Fri, 2015-06-05 12:49

2016 Michigan Budget Heads to Governor's Desk
Governing
The general fund budget includes all the state departments, except education-related items that are part of the School Aid Fund budget, which also was approved by the Legislature Wednesday. ... Rick Snyder for his signature. "This continues a track ...

Gov. Rick Snyder, GM CEO Mary Barra call for more veteran hiring amid high ... - MLive.com

Fri, 2015-06-05 11:00

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Gov. Rick Snyder, GM CEO Mary Barra call for more veteran hiring amid high ...
MLive.com
DETROIT, MI – Post-9/11 veterans have similar or higher education levels than their civilian counterparts, but despite some 94,000 job openings in the state, Michigan still has one of the highest unemployment rates for veterans in the country. That's ...

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How a senator stopped serious teacher evaluation reform in Michigan - MLive.com

Thu, 2015-06-04 14:36

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How a senator stopped serious teacher evaluation reform in Michigan
MLive.com
This is the story of how a critical education reform, which enjoyed broad support among state education associations, education experts, the governor's office and legislators in both parties, was undone by a lone lawmaker ‒ Phil Pavlov, the powerful ...
How a single, powerful senator killed serious reform of teacher evaluationBridge Michigan

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Reporter's Notebook: State needs to be more transparent about the schools it's ... - Michigan Radio

Thu, 2015-06-04 12:15

Michigan Radio

Reporter's Notebook: State needs to be more transparent about the schools it's ...
Michigan Radio
He did not mention to reporters, even though he was asked directly, that the contract with the charter school management company that's running the district was cut short by a year. Take a listen. This is the third time ... kept insisting the new ...

How a single, powerful senator killed serious reform of teacher evaluation - Bridge Michigan

Thu, 2015-06-04 06:09

How a single, powerful senator killed serious reform of teacher evaluation
Bridge Michigan
Many Michigan teachers won't get research-based classroom observation and feedback as part of their annual evaluations if the current version of teacher evaluation legislation is passed and signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder. (Bridge file photo).

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Education chief: Detroit Public Schools likely will need state's help in ... - Greenfield Daily Reporter

Thu, 2015-06-04 00:44

Education chief: Detroit Public Schools likely will need state's help in ...
Greenfield Daily Reporter
Flanagan wrote Wednesday in a report to education appropriations subcommittees that the district's $56 million annual debt service represents about $1,200 in cuts per student each year. He says current cash needs may force Detroit Schools to refinance ...

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Flanagan: Detroit Schools may need state's help with debt - Escanaba Daily Press

Thu, 2015-06-04 00:44

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Flanagan: Detroit Schools may need state's help with debt
Escanaba Daily Press
Flanagan wrote Wednesday in a report to education appropriations subcommittees that the district's $56 million annual debt service represents about $1,200 in cuts per student each year. He says current cash needs may force Detroit Schools to refinance ...
Flanagan: State must aid Detroit schools to erase debtThe Detroit News

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'Outsider' views of things we see (or not) every day - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Wed, 2015-06-03 17:57

'Outsider' views of things we see (or not) every day
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer
In the June edition of Georgia Trend, an article by K.K. Snyder titled "Columbus: Shoring up the economy - tourism, education and the military" sings the praises - and, in some instances, voices concerns - of this community. Reading the article, which ...

$54.5B state budget on its way to governor's desk - Detroit Free Press

Wed, 2015-06-03 17:53

$54.5B state budget on its way to governor's desk
Detroit Free Press
The general fund budget includes all the state departments, except education-related items that are part of the School Aid Fund budget, which also was approved by the Legislature Wednesday. ... Rick Snyder for his signature. "This continues a track ...

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Flanagan: Detroit Schools may need state's help with debt - Your News Now

Wed, 2015-06-03 17:49

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Flanagan: Detroit Schools may need state's help with debt
Your News Now
Flanagan wrote Wednesday in a report to education appropriations subcommittees that the district's $56 million annual debt service represents about $1,200 in cuts per student each year. He says current cash needs may force Detroit Schools to refinance ...
Flanagan: State must aid Detroit schools to erase debtThe Detroit News

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Michigan lawmakers approve 2016 general budget with $400M in one-time ... - MLive.com

Wed, 2015-06-03 16:40

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Michigan lawmakers approve 2016 general budget with $400M in one-time ...
MLive.com
Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder and legislative leaders added about $240 million in road funding to the budget late in the process following the resounding defeat of Proposal 1 on the May 5 ballot. Positive state revenue projections and some targeted cuts ...
$54B budget OK'd with roads boost, cut to economic aidThe Detroit News
Michigan lawmakers approve $54.5 billion budgetWashington Times

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Proos, Pscholka Pleased With Budget Passage - WSJM

Wed, 2015-06-03 16:17

Proos, Pscholka Pleased With Budget Passage
WSJM
The 2016 Fiscal Year budget is headed to Governor Snyder's desk for his approval. House Appropriations Committee Chairman Al Pscholka says the last several years have been a welcome departure from 2007 when state government shut down due to ...

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Lawmakers OK $400M boost to roads, cut to economic aid - The Detroit News

Wed, 2015-06-03 15:34

Lawmakers OK $400M boost to roads, cut to economic aid
The Detroit News
The omnibus budget bill for all areas of state government, except education, spends about $8.6 billion in general tax revenue, with the rest coming from federal or restricted sources. The 2016 fiscal ... Rick Snyder the two budget bills by Thursday ...

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Flanagan: State must aid Detroit schools to erase debt - The Detroit News

Wed, 2015-06-03 11:45

The Detroit News

Flanagan: State must aid Detroit schools to erase debt
The Detroit News
Flanagan, who is retiring June 30, gave his 11th and final quarterly report to the Legislature's education appropriations committees Wednesday. But he focused his remarks on Detroit at a time when lawmakers are wrestling with Gov. Rick Snyder's ...

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Bill tying welfare benefits to school attendance goes to Gov. Snyder's desk - WNMU-FM

Wed, 2015-06-03 09:55

WNMU-FM

Bill tying welfare benefits to school attendance goes to Gov. Snyder's desk
WNMU-FM
The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) already cuts off payments to families with kids who miss a lot of school. The state House has ... “And you have to have parental involvement to have a great education.” Pscholka says it's not ...

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Intermediate School District selects superintendent finalist - Grand Haven Tribune

Wed, 2015-06-03 09:23

Grand Haven Tribune

Intermediate School District selects superintendent finalist
Grand Haven Tribune
The Ottawa Area Intermediate School District's Board of Education has chosen a finalist in its search for its next superintendent. The Holland ... Although Holland Public Schools Superintendent Brian Davis and Hamilton Community Schools Superintendent ...

See how much money your district will be getting in the budget before the ... - MLive.com

Wed, 2015-06-03 07:05

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See how much money your district will be getting in the budget before the ...
MLive.com
Snyder will also be pleased, although slightly less so, at the inclusion of $10 million to expand career and technical education middle college programs statewide. The Republican governor originally asked for $17.8 million, but the House education ...

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