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