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Foundations Offering to Bail Out Detroit May Regret Their Decision - Chronicle of Philanthropy (subscription)

Snyder's Education Cuts - Fri, 2014-01-24 18:36

Foundations Offering to Bail Out Detroit May Regret Their Decision
Chronicle of Philanthropy (subscription)
A stiff legal challenge to the settlement might still be appealing to city pensioners facing the truly draconian cuts proposed by the emergency manager, cuts that even the most generous philanthropic outpouring can only marginally relieve. What started ...

Wonkbook: So long, and thanks for all the charts - Washington Post (blog)

Snyder's Education Cuts - Fri, 2014-01-24 18:35

Washington Post (blog)

Wonkbook: So long, and thanks for all the charts
Washington Post (blog)
DUNCAN: Better education 101. "In contrast to a national picture of gradual progress, Tennessee and the District of Columbia reported striking jumps — in both math and reading achievement and in both grades examined, fourth and eighth. We don't know ...

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Democrats pushing 6 percent boost in 2016 school aid - Quad City Times

Snyder's Education Cuts - Fri, 2014-01-24 18:35

Democrats pushing 6 percent boost in 2016 school aid
Quad City Times
A Senate Education subcommittee is scheduled to consider a trio of measures that also would boost categorical funding the schools receive for supplemental teacher salaries, professional development, early intervention and teacher leadership programs by ...

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Democrats push 6% boost in school aid for fiscal 2016 - Sioux City Journal

Snyder's Education Cuts - Fri, 2014-01-24 18:34

Democrats push 6% boost in school aid for fiscal 2016
Sioux City Journal
A Senate Education subcommittee is scheduled to consider a trio of measures that also would boost categorical funding the schools receive for supplemental teacher salaries, professional development, early intervention and teacher leadership programs by ...

Hot Lines 1/26/14 - Fenton Tri County Times

Snyder's Education Cuts - Fri, 2014-01-24 16:09

Hot Lines 1/26/14
Fenton Tri County Times
Seals killed Bin Laden, he saved Chrysler and GM, stabilized banks, ended 401k losses, cut the deficit in half, generated millions of jobs and doubled the stock market. If this is inept, we need a lot more of it. •••. THE BIBLE IS God's ... MAN, I CAN ...

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Amber Arellano: Invest Michigan's surplus in our future by improving education - Detroit Free Press

Snyder's Education Cuts - Fri, 2014-01-24 14:52

Amber Arellano: Invest Michigan's surplus in our future by improving education
Detroit Free Press
Hold me accountable for performance, she said, but stop cutting teacher salaries and making it tougher for me to stay in the profession. “I'm sorry to grumble at you, but obviously I'm frustrated,” she wrote. ... Rick Snyder is making in pre-K ...

COUNTY: Municipal leaders share successes, challenges at Tri-Community ... - Shelby Township Source Newspapers

Snyder's Education Cuts - Fri, 2014-01-24 12:50

COUNTY: Municipal leaders share successes, challenges at Tri-Community ...
Shelby Township Source Newspapers
We had to educate residents on how and why we were going to spend the money to keep from laying off 65 of our police officers and firemen. It passed with a good percentage of ... "They have consistently cut local governments. If you don't think the ...

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Is College Worth It? - Daily Beast

Snyder's Education Cuts - Fri, 2014-01-24 11:47

Is College Worth It?
Daily Beast
And at many of the 4,440 institutions of higher education in the U.S. that do not have the ability to offer robust financial aid, studies show that schools are “drawing out” money perhaps more effectively than intellectual curiosity. ..... of the ...

Lon Johnson: Michigan Democrats will lead with our values - Lansing State Journal

Snyder's Education Cuts - Fri, 2014-01-24 10:43

Lon Johnson: Michigan Democrats will lead with our values
Lansing State Journal
Mark knows that cutting education is no way to build a strong economy. Rick Snyder's Michigan is third-worst in the country in unemployment, and 49th in job growth. Snyder's own MEDC released a report recently saying Michigan's economy won't catch up ...

Wonkbook: So long, and thanks for all the charts - Washington Post (blog)

Snyder's Education Cuts - Fri, 2014-01-24 08:55

Washington Post (blog)

Wonkbook: So long, and thanks for all the charts
Washington Post (blog)
DUNCAN: Better education 101. "In contrast to a national picture of gradual progress, Tennessee and the District of Columbia reported striking jumps — in both math and reading achievement and in both grades examined, fourth and eighth. We don't know ...

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Wonkbook: So long, and thanks for all the charts - Washington Post (blog)

Snyder's Education Cuts - Fri, 2014-01-24 08:43

Wonkbook: So long, and thanks for all the charts
Washington Post (blog)
DUNCAN: Better education 101. "In contrast to a national picture of gradual progress, Tennessee and the District of Columbia reported striking jumps — in both math and reading achievement and in both grades examined, fourth and eighth. We don't know ...

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Our View: Now is the time to reinvest in Michigan, not cut taxes - Petoskey News-Review

Snyder's Education Cuts - Fri, 2014-01-24 08:08

Our View: Now is the time to reinvest in Michigan, not cut taxes
Petoskey News-Review
In his fourth State of the State last week, Gov. Rick Snyder outlined what he's done, and what more he hopes to do for the state. He's focusing on early childhood education. He's looking to attract high-skilled workers. He's increased manufacturing ...

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Susan J. Demas: Don't blame Gov. Rick Snyder for failing to fix Michigan's roads - MLive.com

Snyder's Education Cuts - Fri, 2014-01-24 07:40

Susan J. Demas: Don't blame Gov. Rick Snyder for failing to fix Michigan's roads
MLive.com
Republicans in the Legislature were still smarting from voting for Snyder's awfully Democratic sounding priorities like expanding Medicaid and enacting national Common Core education standards. ... That's why you hear Republicans clamoring for tax cuts.

Gubernatorial Candidate Makes Inaccurate Claim About Education Spending - Michigan Capitol Confidential

Snyder's Education Cuts - Fri, 2014-01-24 06:41

Gubernatorial Candidate Makes Inaccurate Claim About Education Spending
Michigan Capitol Confidential
"The actual state investment in education has fallen to the tune of a billion dollars." Federal and state funding for K-12 education in Gov. Snyder's first year dropped by $240,000 million in 2011-12 from the previous year due to a $520,000 million cut ...

National balanced budget amendment a reckless idea - The Detroit News

Snyder's Education Cuts - Fri, 2014-01-24 01:17

National balanced budget amendment a reckless idea
The Detroit News
Rick Snyder in his State of the State address, may seem appealing on the surface, but is a reckless proposal that must be stopped. Simply put, it is ... Michigan has already experienced a decade of cuts in education, local communities and roads. We ...

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Higher education ignored in Gov. Rick Snyder's State of the State address - Central Michigan Life

Snyder's Education Cuts - Fri, 2014-01-24 00:08

Central Michigan Life

Higher education ignored in Gov. Rick Snyder's State of the State address
Central Michigan Life
Snyder, who signed into law a 15-percent higher education funding cut in 2011, avoided the topic during his address, which was largely aimed at highlighting his administration's successes so far and reaching out to swing voters and conservatives ahead ...

ICYMI: Plan would attract 50000 immigrant to Detroit & more - Detroit Free Press

Snyder's Education Cuts - Thu, 2014-01-23 22:09

ICYMI: Plan would attract 50000 immigrant to Detroit & more
Detroit Free Press
Rick Snyder said he has a goal for the city of Detroit: at least 50,000 new immigrants living and working in the city over the next five years. ... By David Jesse , Detroit Free Press Education Writer ... Retirees applaud state, foundation funding ...

Michigan seeks visas to lure immigrants to Detroit - WXOW.com

Snyder's Education Cuts - Thu, 2014-01-23 20:37

Washington Post

Michigan seeks visas to lure immigrants to Detroit
WXOW.com
One critic of Snyder's proposal said it appears to dismiss immigrants who have not achieved high levels of education. Even if it does not take a specific job away from native-born job-seekers, it makes immigrants "more marketable than educated current ...
Another View: Gov. Rick Snyder talks sense in State of State addressThe Daily Telegram
STATE: Snyder speech draws immediate praise and criticismShelby Township Source Newspapers

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Ivy Tech merges downstate regions in restructuring - Agri News

Snyder's Education Cuts - Thu, 2014-01-23 18:07

Agri News

Ivy Tech merges downstate regions in restructuring
Agri News
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ivy Tech Community College announced more cost-cutting steps, saying it will eliminate two more regional chancellors and consolidate four regions into two as part of its largest restructuring in more than 50 years. The latest steps ...

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Michigan seeks visas to lure immigrants to Detroit - KATV

Snyder's Education Cuts - Thu, 2014-01-23 17:50

Washington Post

Michigan seeks visas to lure immigrants to Detroit
KATV
When he debuted five years ago, Justin Bieber was a mop-haired heartthrob, clean cut and charming. But a series of .... One critic of Snyder's proposal said it appears to dismiss immigrants who have not achieved high levels of education. Even if it ...
Another View: Gov. Rick Snyder talks sense in State of State addressThe Daily Telegram
STATE: Snyder speech draws immediate praise and criticismShelby Township Source Newspapers

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