Snyder's Education Cuts

46 Michigan School Districts Expected to Wipe Out, Reduce Deficits - WILX-TV

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46 Michigan School Districts Expected to Wipe Out, Reduce Deficits
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Michigan's education chief has told lawmakers in Lansing that a number of the 56 school districts in the state with budget deficits are expected to be out of the red or cut into them this year. The Detroit Free Press reports that Superintendent Mike ...
46 school districts expected to wipe out, reduce deficitsWWMT-TV

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Tutor Program Prepares Capital Area Students For Success in Reading - WLNS

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Tutor Program Prepares Capital Area Students For Success in Reading
WLNS
A group called the Michigan Education Corps, in partnership with Americorps, works year-round with students to tighten-up their reading skills. ... Windram's goal falls right in line with Governor Rick Snyder's focus for the upcoming fiscal year ...

Equal funding between school districts to be big talking point in debate on ... - MLive.com

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Equal funding between school districts to be big talking point in debate on ...
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Rick Snyder proposed an across the board increase of $75 per pupil for Michigan school districts in his budget, but the plan might face blowback from lawmakers in the Legislature. Snyder's plan, which would be an increase of $108 million overall ...

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Insider: New state rep creates foreclosure confusion - The Detroit News

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The Detroit News

Insider: New state rep creates foreclosure confusion
The Detroit News
Rick Snyder presents his $54 billion overall state budget, it gets parsed off into separate state agency budgets and examined by subcommittees in the House and Senate. But by late May or early June, the appropriations committees in ... Martin noted ...

Nevada governor signs emergency school construction bill - WRAL.com

Wed, 2015-03-04 19:37

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Nevada governor signs emergency school construction bill
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By RILEY SNYDER, Associated Press. CARSON CITY, Nev. — Surrounded by ... The signing came after weeks of contentious partisan debate over similar legislation that extended school bonds and cut prevailing-wage measures for school construction. The ...
Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval signs emergency school construction billDaily Journal

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SNYDER: Rasheed Sulaimon's sexual assault allegations show a new mindset ... - Washington Times

Wed, 2015-03-04 15:42

SNYDER: Rasheed Sulaimon's sexual assault allegations show a new mindset ...
Washington Times
By Deron Snyder - The Washington Times - Wednesday, March 4, 2015. Another allegation of sexual ... Unless a school botches a case so badly that the Department of Education investigates, or alleged victims file a lawsuit, public comments from officials ...

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Worker says ending film incentives will cost Mich. jobs - The Detroit News

Wed, 2015-03-04 13:05

The Detroit News

Worker says ending film incentives will cost Mich. jobs
The Detroit News
Supporters of the movie incentives say they are needed to compete with other states, foster a thriving digital media industry that offers high-paying skilled trades jobs and attract well-educated young people. The new effort to kill the film subsidies ...

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Commentary: A Republican revolution: Let's increase taxes and fees - Elko Daily Free Press

Wed, 2015-03-04 07:50

Elko Daily Free Press

Commentary: A Republican revolution: Let's increase taxes and fees
Elko Daily Free Press
Rick Snyder of Michigan said of the new $1.9 billion tax increase from higher sales and gas taxes he plans on taking to the voters to approve: “It's not based on partisanship; it's based on common sense and good government. We've been ... President ...
A Republican revolution: Let's increase taxes and feesBurlington County Times

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Republican leaders wake up to need for taxes - Columbia Missourian

Wed, 2015-03-04 07:14

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Republican leaders wake up to need for taxes
Columbia Missourian
Rick Snyder of Michigan said of the new $1.9 billion tax increase from higher sales and gas taxes he plans on taking to the voters to approve: "It's not based on partisanship; it's based on common sense and good government. "We've been ... President ...
A Republican revolution: Let's increase taxes and feesBurlington County Times

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Republican revolution: Let's increase taxes and fees - Stephenville Empire-Tribune

Tue, 2015-03-03 22:30

Education Week News

Republican revolution: Let's increase taxes and fees
Stephenville Empire-Tribune
Rick Snyder of Michigan said of the new $1.9 billion tax increase from higher sales and gas taxes he plans on taking to the voters to approve: "It's not based on partisanship; it's based on common sense and good government. We've been ... President ...
A Republican revolution: Let's increase taxes and feesBurlington County Times

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Here's what you don't know about bike laws (QUIZ) - 89.3 KPCC

Tue, 2015-03-03 19:07

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Here's what you don't know about bike laws (QUIZ)
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At an intersection, for example, a driver might cut off a bicyclist while making a right without yielding – the bike was supposed to have the right of way. Teaching cyclists and drivers ... "That's why we're handing pamphlets out," says Officer Mike ...

FACT CHECK: Did Netanyahu go too far in US speech? - Lynchburg News and Advance

Tue, 2015-03-03 15:35

Lynchburg News and Advance

FACT CHECK: Did Netanyahu go too far in US speech?
Lynchburg News and Advance
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks before a joint meeting of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 3, 2015. In a speech that stirred political intrigue in two countries, Netanyahu told Congress that negotiations underway ...

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Detroit schools emergency manager unveils plan keeping teachers, but ... - MLive.com

Tue, 2015-03-03 15:29

Detroit Free Press

Detroit schools emergency manager unveils plan keeping teachers, but ...
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The coalition is currently meeting with people throughout the Detroit education community to examine issues regarding the city's education system, and will then make recommendations on reforms to Gov. Rick Snyder. The coalition's report is due by the ...
DPS emergency manager plans 'targeted cuts,' streamliningDetroit Free Press

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Governor Wolf proposes tax revamp in budget plan - abc27

Tue, 2015-03-03 12:14

abc27

Governor Wolf proposes tax revamp in budget plan
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Wolf said his budget would eliminate Pennsylvania's $2.3 billion deficit while restoring $1 billion in cuts to public education. He wants to expand access to early childhood education by increasing the number of children in pre-kindergarten by 75 ...

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Archive for December, 2014 - Geauga Maple Leaf

Tue, 2015-03-03 12:09

Archive for December, 2014
Geauga Maple Leaf
“Some of our kids have played there,” said Chardon coach Doug Snyder, who has scheduled games here befores as athletic director. “But it was exciting and a great ... “Our kids needed the win,” Snyder said. “In that respect I'm happy for .... Newbury ...

Afghan avalanches cut off 3 northern districts - Lynchburg News and Advance

Tue, 2015-03-03 06:20

Afghan avalanches cut off 3 northern districts
Lynchburg News and Advance
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Avalanches have cut off at least three districts in a remote part of northern Afghanistan, the head of a disaster relief agency said Tuesday, a week after nearly 200 people died when snow buried their homes in a valley near ...

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A Republican revolution: Let's increase taxes and fees - Burlington County Times

Tue, 2015-03-03 01:10

A Republican revolution: Let's increase taxes and fees
Burlington County Times
President Barack Obama's goal since his inauguration in 2009 was proposing (and getting) a mixture of tax cuts for the middle class, budget cuts, tax increases on the wealthy, stimulus spending and bailout packages to save the financial and auto ...

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Susan Rice: Bad Iran nuclear deal is worse than no deal - Lynchburg News and Advance

Mon, 2015-03-02 19:17

Susan Rice: Bad Iran nuclear deal is worse than no deal
Lynchburg News and Advance
She says any U.S. deal must verifiably cut off any pathway for Iran to develop a nuclear weapon. Rice peppered her remarks to AIPAC with frequent phrases in Hebrew. Ahead of Rice's speech, a prominent rabbi ran a full-page ad in The New York Times ...

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Ice slows business, traffic on Northeast, Midwest waterways - Lynchburg News and Advance

Mon, 2015-03-02 16:19

Ice slows business, traffic on Northeast, Midwest waterways
Lynchburg News and Advance
In New York, the Coast Guard is cutting ice on the Hudson River so barges carrying heating oil, gasoline and jet fuel can reach their destinations. The thickest ice is in the area of Germantown and Hudson, north of New York City. In some spots the ice ...

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Governor on right track with 3rd-grade reading plan - Detroit Free Press

Mon, 2015-03-02 15:51

Detroit Free Press

Governor on right track with 3rd-grade reading plan
Detroit Free Press
Michigan started the conversation about third-grade reading levels on a pretty sour note last year, when legislators debated a hard do-not-pass requirement for kids who weren't making the cut. Thankfully, the conversation has matured. Now, Gov. Rick ...

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