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Original article URL: http://bridgemi.com/2014/12/how-michigan-can-improve-the ... - Bridge Michigan

Snyder's Education Cuts - Thu, 2014-12-11 06:16

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Original article URL: http://bridgemi.com/2014/12/how-michigan-can-improve-the ...
Bridge Michigan
The homeless estimate, by Massachusetts-based National Center on Family Homelessness, is based on data from the U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Census Bureau. Adjusted for ... “There are opportunities for all of us to step up and lend a hand ...

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News Wrap: Detroit emerges from bankruptcy - PBS NewsHour

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-12-10 20:38

News Wrap: Detroit emerges from bankruptcy
PBS NewsHour
RICK SNYDER, (R) Michigan: This has been an extremely difficult and hard process for many people. But people worked together, and I think we ... GWEN IFILL: The state, foundations, and the Detroit Institute of Art have pitched in to ease pension cuts ...

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Tech summit addresses industry's lack of diversity - WXOW.com

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-12-10 19:16

Tech summit addresses industry's lack of diversity
WXOW.com
The crowd of roughly 300 people also included entrepreneurs, academics and nonprofit groups eager to change the cultural and educational milieu that turned computer programming into an occupation dominated by white and Asian men. "It definitely feels ...

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Tech summit addresses industry's lack of diversity - ABC NEWS 4

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-12-10 19:08

Tech summit addresses industry's lack of diversity
ABC NEWS 4
Rick Snyder says Detroit's bankruptcy is officially ending.More >>. The formalities may be over .... The crowd of roughly 300 people also included entrepreneurs, academics and nonprofit groups eager to change the cultural and educational milieu that ...

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Let us observe the 12 fiscal policy days of Christmas - Port Huron Times Herald

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-12-10 18:16

Let us observe the 12 fiscal policy days of Christmas
Port Huron Times Herald
Rick Snyder and state legislators are beginning to think about next year's budget and policy priorities. Here are 12 ... Cut the personal income tax to at least 3.9 percent, if not 3.75 percent. Recall that in 2007, Gov. Jennifer Granholm and the ...

Detroit's Record $18 Billion Bankruptcy Will End Tonight - Businessweek

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-12-10 16:28

Businessweek

Detroit's Record $18 Billion Bankruptcy Will End Tonight
Businessweek
Snyder, a 56-year-old Republican, named Orr emergency manager in March 2013 under a law that gave him sweeping authority over Detroit's finances and government. The city last month won a judge's initial approval of a debt-cutting plan to allow the ...
Timeline: A history of Detroit's fiscal problemsYahoo News

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Detroit's Record $18 Billion Bankruptcy Will End Tonight - Bloomberg

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-12-10 16:05

Bloomberg

Detroit's Record $18 Billion Bankruptcy Will End Tonight
Bloomberg
Snyder said in an interview after the news conference that he will now focus on Detroit schools, which are under control of a separate emergency manager who will leave in January. He said he'll seek a comprehensive effort to improve education in the ...
Timeline: A history of Detroit's fiscal problemsYahoo News

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Timeline: A history of Detroit's fiscal problems - Yahoo News

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-12-10 13:06

Yahoo News

Timeline: A history of Detroit's fiscal problems
Yahoo News
The report said the city was plagued by "operational dysfunction" and that it continued to deplete cash reserves and faced a cash deficit of $100 million by June 30 without significant spending cuts. - On March 1 2013, Snyder cleared the way for a ...

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DETROIT (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder says Detroit's bankruptcy is ... - Huffington Post

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-12-10 12:11

DETROIT (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder says Detroit's bankruptcy is ...
Huffington Post
It's bolstered by a unique promise of $800 million from foundations, major corporations and the state to soften pension cuts and prevent the sale of city-owned art. ... YouGov's general population samples are selected from its panel to match the ...

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Tech summit addresses industry's lack of diversity - KTVN

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-12-10 10:16

Tech summit addresses industry's lack of diversity
KTVN
Rick Snyder says Detroit's bankruptcy is officially ending.More >>. The formalities may be over .... The crowd of roughly 300 people also included entrepreneurs, academics and nonprofit groups eager to change the cultural and educational milieu that ...

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Susan J. Demas: Gov. Rick Snyder's lack of leadership on roads comes back to ... - MLive.com

Snyder's Education Cuts - Wed, 2014-12-10 07:19

MLive.com

Susan J. Demas: Gov. Rick Snyder's lack of leadership on roads comes back to ...
MLive.com
The truth is, one of the biggest obstacles is that Snyder has been gun-shy about offering a specific plan. In early 2013, he proposed big vehicle registration fee and tax hikes, which was quickly savaged as the "birthday tax." The plan went nowhere quick.

Schools, ISD agree on contract for business management - Sturgis Journal

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2014-12-09 22:21

Schools, ISD agree on contract for business management
Sturgis Journal
In other business, Trustee Elizabeth O'Dell and Treasurer Mike Bosma called on local school district officials to step up their education advocacy in the midst of road funding proposals they say threaten state appropriations for public education ...

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Officials, residents respond to state road funding proposals - The Macomb Daily

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2014-12-09 17:55

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Officials, residents respond to state road funding proposals
The Macomb Daily
FILE- In a Feb. 28, 2013 photo, Frank Pena waits for traffic to clear to fill potholes on southbound Greenfield Rd., in Southfield. The Michigan Senate has voted to double the state gasoline tax over four years to raise at least $1 billion to fix roads ...
House roads bill falls short of a fixThe Detroit News
Better roads: Can we get there from here?Battle Creek Enquirer

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The Rise Of 'License To Discriminate'; The Failure Of LGBT Civil Rights - pride source.com

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2014-12-09 16:53

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The Rise Of 'License To Discriminate'; The Failure Of LGBT Civil Rights
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Jeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor) attempted to amend the bill on the House floor to include a provision exempting genital mutilation from religious freedom protections - and the GOP rejected that amendment - if this bill becomes law, a young woman can have her ...

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State Leaders Confront Full Plate of K-12 Issues - Education Week News

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2014-12-09 16:48

State Leaders Confront Full Plate of K-12 Issues
Education Week News
Perhaps the highest-profile K-12 issue facing re-elected Republican Gov. Rick Snyder is how to deal with the Detroit school district. The city's charter schools have ... Then there's the issue of whether states will seek to cut back testing programs ...

Belt Tightening 101 - City Journal

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2014-12-09 15:07

City Journal

Belt Tightening 101
City Journal
Howard speaks from experience, having served as secretary of higher education in Maryland after a four-year freeze in that state sent average tuition from eighth-highest in the country down to 27th. Why has tuition increased so relentlessly over time ...

MPS board gives highest rating to Sharrow after first full year - Midland Daily News

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2014-12-09 12:15

MPS board gives highest rating to Sharrow after first full year
Midland Daily News
Midland Public Schools Superintendent Michael Sharrow got the highest rating from MPS Board of Education for his first full year on the job, with a particular focus on his communications and leadership skills. “Leading the ... Also at Monday's meeting ...

School leaders step up outcry against House road plan - The Detroit News

Snyder's Education Cuts - Tue, 2014-12-09 11:59

School leaders step up outcry against House road plan
The Detroit News
“We can have crumbling roads, but if we don't have a strong education base to support the children of Michigan our future will be dim,” said William H. Mayes, executive director of the Michigan Association of School Administrators. The Michigan ...

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Governor Snyder urges lawmakers to come up with a fix for Michigan's crumbling ... - minbcnews.com

Snyder's Education Cuts - Mon, 2014-12-08 18:52

Governor Snyder urges lawmakers to come up with a fix for Michigan's crumbling ...
minbcnews.com
That money coming from education and local government cuts. “The last time we had an increase was 1997. We're going backwards folks in terms of investing in our infrastructure,” says Snyder. State senators have their own plan which doubles the gas tax, ...

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What is going on at EMU with the EAA? - Michigan Radio

Snyder's Education Cuts - Mon, 2014-12-08 17:36

Michigan Radio

What is going on at EMU with the EAA?
Michigan Radio
The Eastern Michigan University Regents voted to continue their sponsorship of the Education Achievement Authority, despite testimony from faculty, alumni and students asking the board to sever ties. Even EMU President Susan Martin ... Many EMU faculty ...

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