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Michigan Supreme Court Upholds Teacher Retirement Changes - CBS Local

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2015-04-08 21:51

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Michigan Supreme Court Upholds Teacher Retirement Changes
CBS Local
Rick Snyder and the Republican-controlled Legislature, school workers hired before 1990 – who were paying nothing toward retirement – must contribute 4 percent of their salary to avoid seeing a reduction in their pension. Those hired from 1990 to ...
Supreme Court upholds state law on teacher pensionsLansing State Journal
Mich. Supreme Court upholds law on teacher pensionsDetroit Free Press

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Supreme Court upholds state law on teacher pensions - Lansing State Journal

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2015-04-08 17:51

Lansing State Journal

Supreme Court upholds state law on teacher pensions
Lansing State Journal
Rick Snyder and the Republican-controlled Legislature, was intended to cut an estimated $45-billion unfunded liability in the Michigan Public School Employees Retirement System by more than $15 billion. Under the law, school employees hired before 1990 ...

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Mich. Supreme Court upholds law on teacher pensions - Detroit Free Press

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2015-04-08 17:34

Detroit Free Press

Mich. Supreme Court upholds law on teacher pensions
Detroit Free Press
Rick Snyder and the Republican-controlled Legislature, was intended to cut an estimated $45-billion unfunded liability in the Michigan Public School Employees Retirement System by more than $15 billion. Under the law, school employees hired before 1990 ...
Supreme Court upholds state law on teacher pensionsLansing State Journal
Michigan Supreme Court upholds teacher retirement changesGreenwich Time

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School of Education faculty to present research at national research society ... - UAB News

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2015-04-08 16:51

UAB News

School of Education faculty to present research at national research society ...
UAB News
“They are engaged in really innovative, cutting-edge studies in critical areas of need, such as technology integration, urban education, teacher efficacy and mixed-methods approaches. ... by Michele Jean Sims, Ed.D., and Tyler Bryant, UAB CUE ...

Snyder's Task: Win Voters For Roads - Michronicleonline

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2015-04-08 13:07

Michronicleonline

Snyder's Task: Win Voters For Roads
Michronicleonline
We don't have those kinds of resources in the state budget, and any more diversion of funds would severely cut vital services or education. MC: What would you rather see legislators on fixing roads? GS: Lawmakers spent a great deal of time last year ...
Who supports, and opposes, Proposal 1Bridge Michigan

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READ IN: Independents Day Edition - Washington Post (blog)

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2015-04-08 07:24

READ IN: Independents Day Edition
Washington Post (blog)
The agreement would reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, which expired in 2007, and ends federal test-based accountability. States will be responsible for determining how to use mandatory testing for ... LA Times reports on new calls ...

RONDA SNYDER: Spice up your leftover ham - Rapid City Journal

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2015-04-08 05:27

RONDA SNYDER: Spice up your leftover ham
Rapid City Journal
In many homes last weekend, the Easter ham was decked out in its center-of-the-plate glory. Leftover ham can easily return to breakfast, lunch or dinner and be just as appetizing as it was during the initial appearance. I plan for ham leftovers to be ...

Letters: Support Library Week April 12-18 - Hometownlife.com

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2015-04-08 00:16

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Letters: Support Library Week April 12-18
Hometownlife.com
The library also provides so many programs for community enjoyment, starting with Read to Me, a program for our littlest tots; Story Time; educational programs to assist our patrons with their newest electronic devices; and various speakers on subjects ...

Advocates for Higher Spending for Schools Don't Account for All Revenues ... - Michigan Capitol Confidential

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2015-04-07 06:37

Michigan Capitol Confidential

Advocates for Higher Spending for Schools Don't Account for All Revenues ...
Michigan Capitol Confidential
“School officials repeatedly ignore billions of additional education spending in Michigan,” said James Hohman, assistant director of fiscal policy for the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. “They need to stop complaining about illusory cuts and ...

Who supports, and opposes, Proposal 1 - Bridge Michigan

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2015-04-07 06:05

Bridge Michigan

Who supports, and opposes, Proposal 1
Bridge Michigan
Rick Snyder's first budget cut it to the smaller amount. The MLPP ... The interests of some, like the Michigan Concrete Association and Michigan Education Association, are obvious – both road builders and schools also benefit under Proposal 1. Others ...

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Share this item - North Bay Business Journal

Snyder's Education Cuts - Mon, 2015-04-06 08:09

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North Bay Business Journal
The streets identified for replacement lights are those with the most traffic and include Rohnert Park Expressway, Commerce Boulevard, State Farm Drive, Snyder Lane, Redwood Drive, Business Park Drive, Labath Avenue, Golf Course Drive, Southwest ...

Our View: Schools are the forgotten talking point of Proposal 1 - Holland Sentinel

Snyder's Education Cuts - Sun, 2015-04-05 02:27

Our View: Schools are the forgotten talking point of Proposal 1
Holland Sentinel
Prop 1 plays into Snyder's platform by cutting higher education — meaning the state's public universities — out of SAF appropriations. Instead, all those moneys would be constitutionally guaranteed for K-12 schools, community colleges and career ...

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Our View: Schools are the forgotten talking point of Proposal 1 - Holland Sentinel

Snyder's Education Cuts - Sun, 2015-04-05 02:27

Our View: Schools are the forgotten talking point of Proposal 1
Holland Sentinel
Prop 1 plays into Snyder's platform by cutting higher education — meaning the state's public universities — out of SAF appropriations. Instead, all those moneys would be constitutionally guaranteed for K-12 schools, community colleges and career ...

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Our View: Schools are the forgotten talking point of Proposal 1 - HollandSentinel.com

Snyder's Education Cuts - Sun, 2015-04-05 02:13

Our View: Schools are the forgotten talking point of Proposal 1
HollandSentinel.com
Prop 1 plays into Snyder's platform by cutting higher education — meaning the state's public universities — out of SAF appropriations. Instead, all those moneys would be constitutionally guaranteed for K-12 schools, community colleges and career ...

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Snyder should embrace school panel proposals - Crain's Detroit Business

Snyder's Education Cuts - Sat, 2015-04-04 12:11

Snyder should embrace school panel proposals
Crain's Detroit Business
Snyder has invested more of his political capital into helping Detroit become sustainable than any of his predecessors. Detroit's economy, population growth and future rest on fixing schools. The coalition, which cut a broad swath through Detroit's ...

Ken Braun: Proposal 1 proponents aren't treating their own argument seriously - MLive.com

Snyder's Education Cuts - Sat, 2015-04-04 07:04

MLive.com

Ken Braun: Proposal 1 proponents aren't treating their own argument seriously
MLive.com
A simple Proposal 1 would offer to fix roads, identify a payment method (tax increase and/or budget cuts), and nothing more. Instead, it is a $2 billion annual tax hike dedicated ... Snyder and others that there will be no 'plan B' if Proposal 1 goes ...

Saturday Shorts: Skip vaccines? Get sent home - The Detroit News

Snyder's Education Cuts - Sat, 2015-04-04 00:18

The Detroit News

Saturday Shorts: Skip vaccines? Get sent home
The Detroit News
Rick Snyder's efforts to make Michigan more business friendly are working. The state has created nearly 400,000 private jobs since late 2010, with the unemployment rate now nearly cut in half since that time, according to the federal Bureau of Labor ...

Grand Rapids, school leaders to tag-team lawmakers on top priorities - MLive.com

Snyder's Education Cuts - Fri, 2015-04-03 14:34

MLive.com

Grand Rapids, school leaders to tag-team lawmakers on top priorities
MLive.com
The owners of Plaza Towers installed a temporary gate to block off a pedestrian cut through the flood wall along the Grand River next to the Blue Bridge.The threat of severe flooding along the river ... affairs director for the city of Grand Rapids ...

READ IN: Leaving Lausanne Edition - Washington Post (blog)

Snyder's Education Cuts - Fri, 2015-04-03 08:12

READ IN: Leaving Lausanne Edition
Washington Post (blog)
Officials at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services say the Senate has until April 15 -- two days after they return from Spring recess -- to pass the Doc Fix bill before doctors face 21 percent cuts in payments for services to Medicare patients ...

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Doug's Rant - Santa Clarita Gazette (satire) (press release) (blog)

Snyder's Education Cuts - Thu, 2015-04-02 14:46

Santa Clarita Gazette (satire) (press release) (blog)

Doug's Rant
Santa Clarita Gazette (satire) (press release) (blog)
(Michael Snyder, author of “The Beginning of the End”). “Sadly, the truth is that Americans are stupid. Our education system is an abysmal failure, and our young people spend most of their free time staring at the television, their computers or their ...

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