Michigan’s 100M Plan for Talent

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder proposed a “Marshall Plan for Talent” last Thursday.
The proposal would drive STEM and technology focused tuition.  The money is coming from a state bond refinancing effort.
The plan includes $100 million:
  • K-12 education programs
  • Higher education programs
  • Existing state workforce development
  • Veteran’s education programs
  • Woman’s programs
The plan includes $100 million: (In addition to the state budget proposed last month)
  • $50 million for programs and new equipment for schools and universities
  • $25 million would support student scholarships
  • $20 million would fund career exploration programs
  • $5 million would help address a shortage in teachers in high-demand career fields
Source: SSTi