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Wichita Falls Times Record News
School groups denounce potential closure of Michigan schools2015-16 year is expected to be released in November. The school group leaders
School groups denounce potential closure of Michigan schools
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 10 hours ago
2015-16 year is expected to be released in November. The school group leaders said they were caught off guard because the Michigan Department of Education, which previously oversaw the school reform office, had suspended the use of top-to-bottom... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
School groups denounce potential closure of Michigan schools2015-16 year is expected to be released in November. The school group leaders
School groups denounce potential closure of Michigan schools
The Record Searchlight / Posted 10 hours ago
2015-16 year is expected to be released in November. The school group leaders said they were caught off guard because the Michigan Department of Education, which previously oversaw the school reform office, had suspended the use of top-to-bottom... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
School groups denounce potential closure of Michigan schools2015-16 year is expected to be released in November. The school group leaders
School groups denounce potential closure of Michigan schools
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 11 hours ago
2015-16 year is expected to be released in November. The school group leaders said they were caught off guard because the Michigan Department of Education, which previously oversaw the school reform office, had suspended the use of top-to-bottom... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
School groups denounce potential closure of Michigan schools2015-16 year is expected to be released in November. The school group leaders
School groups denounce potential closure of Michigan schools
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 11 hours ago
2015-16 year is expected to be released in November. The school group leaders said they were caught off guard because the Michigan Department of Education, which previously oversaw the school reform office, had suspended the use of top-to-bottom... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
School groups denounce potential closure of Michigan schools2015-16 year is expected to be released in November. The school group leaders
School groups denounce potential closure of Michigan schools
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 11 hours ago
2015-16 year is expected to be released in November. The school group leaders said they were caught off guard because the Michigan Department of Education, which previously oversaw the school reform office, had suspended the use of top-to-bottom... Read more
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MLive.com
Education groups 'considering all options' to keep state from closing failing schoolsand community involvement in this process," the statement said. In 2015, Gov.
Education groups 'considering all options' to keep state from closing failing schools
MLive.com / Posted 12 hours ago
and community involvement in this process," the statement said. In 2015, Gov. Rick Snyder moved the SRO from the Michigan Department of Education – which reports to the elected State Board of Education – to DTMB. DTMB reports to... Read more
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WALB Albany
School groups denounce potential closure of Michigan schools2015-16 year is expected to be released in November. The school group leaders
School groups denounce potential closure of Michigan schools
WALB Albany / Posted 13 hours ago
2015-16 year is expected to be released in November. The school group leaders said they were caught off guard because the Michigan Department of Education, which previously oversaw the school reform office, had suspended the use of top-to-bottom... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
School groups denounce potential closure of Michigan schools2015-16 year is expected to be released in November. The school group leaders
School groups denounce potential closure of Michigan schools
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 13 hours ago
2015-16 year is expected to be released in November. The school group leaders said they were caught off guard because the Michigan Department of Education, which previously oversaw the school reform office, had suspended the use of top-to-bottom... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
School groups denounce potential closure of Michigan schools2015-16 year is expected to be released in November. The school group leaders
School groups denounce potential closure of Michigan schools
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 13 hours ago
2015-16 year is expected to be released in November. The school group leaders said they were caught off guard because the Michigan Department of Education, which previously oversaw the school reform office, had suspended the use of top-to-bottom... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
School groups denounce potential closure of Michigan schools2015-16 year is expected to be released in November. The school group leaders
School groups denounce potential closure of Michigan schools
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 13 hours ago
2015-16 year is expected to be released in November. The school group leaders said they were caught off guard because the Michigan Department of Education, which previously oversaw the school reform office, had suspended the use of top-to-bottom... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Detroit's University Yes charter drops high schoolhelp students find new schools. University Yes opened in 2010 with only sixth
Detroit's University Yes charter drops high school
Detroit Free Press / Posted yesterday
help students find new schools. University Yes opened in 2010 with only sixth grade, said Bill DiSessa, spokesman for the Michigan Department of Education. By 2015-16, it had grown to be a K-11 school with 911 students. Twelfth grade was supposed... Read more
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MLive.com
One of Saginaw's two high schools may be on chopping block againdistricts around without state intervention. The state plans come as a surpris
One of Saginaw's two high schools may be on chopping block again
MLive.com / Posted 7 days ago
districts around without state intervention. The state plans come as a surprise to the Saginaw school district since the Michigan Department of Education said it would not use the results of the 2015 M-STEP test against lower-performing... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Lawmaker: Failing school closure plan 'irresponsible'students in the schools have better opportunities. The decision is taking heat
Lawmaker: Failing school closure plan 'irresponsible'
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 7 days ago
students in the schools have better opportunities. The decision is taking heat from educators who had been assured by the Michigan Department of Education that the scores on the state's new exam — the Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress... Read more
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KING5 Seattle
Academic chief blasts school district's use of consultantscalled a “Program Evaluation Tool.” He said he recognized it as an exact copy o
Academic chief blasts school district's use of consultants
KING5 Seattle / Posted 8 days ago
called a “Program Evaluation Tool.” He said he recognized it as an exact copy of the program evaluation tool created by the Michigan Department of Education. Dr. Shereen Tabrizi of the Michigan Department of Education confirmed that the document... Read more
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MLive.com
State moving forward with plans to close failing schoolswould be unfairly based upon results of the state's new, rigorous standardized
State moving forward with plans to close failing schools
MLive.com / Posted 8 days ago
would be unfairly based upon results of the state's new, rigorous standardized test. School officials were told by The Michigan Department of Education that they wouldn't be penalized based on student performance on last spring's M-STEP test.... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Lawmaker: Failing school closure plan 'irresponsible'students in the schools have better opportunities. The decision is taking heat
Lawmaker: Failing school closure plan 'irresponsible'
Detroit Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
students in the schools have better opportunities. The decision is taking heat from educators who had been assured by the Michigan Department of Education that the scores on the state's new exam — the Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Directive: Private schools get public dollarsHANCOCK - A new appropriation provides $2.5 million to private and parochial sc
Directive: Private schools get public dollars
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
HANCOCK - A new appropriation provides $2.5 million to private and parochial schools for costs identified in the Michigan Department of Education Nonpublic Schools Mandate Report. The appropriation calls for the MDE to create, by January, a... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
State lags in education fundingmore funding, specifically to help low-income children and English language lea
State lags in education funding
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
more funding, specifically to help low-income children and English language learners, according to a news release from the Michigan Department of Education. "We can't just pour money into the current way of doing things," Whiston said. Among... Read more
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WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
State to take aggressive action, close failing schoolstough new exam to make decisions about which schools will close — despite assur
State to take aggressive action, close failing schools
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 8 days ago
tough new exam to make decisions about which schools will close — despite assurances educators had been given by the Michigan Department of Education that those results would not be used for high-stakes decisions until 2017. There are some... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
How They VotedBill 139, Push-back against school bake sale restrictions: Passed 36 to 1 in th
How They Voted
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 9 days ago
Bill 139, Push-back against school bake sale restrictions: Passed 36 to 1 in the Senate on March 19, 2015 To require the Michigan Department of Education (MDOE) to "take all steps necessary to ensure maximum state and local control over" school... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
State to take aggressive action, close failing schoolstough new exam to make decisions about which schools will close — despite assur
State to take aggressive action, close failing schools
Detroit Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
tough new exam to make decisions about which schools will close — despite assurances educators had been given by the Michigan Department of Education that those results would not be used for high-stakes decisions until 2017. There are some... Read more
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MLive.com
Study shows how high bullying levels are for gay, lesbian teensKids educational programs. DeShane said the study backs up the need for the vo
Study shows how high bullying levels are for gay, lesbian teens
MLive.com / Posted 9 days ago
Kids educational programs. DeShane said the study backs up the need for the voluntary guidance issued to schools by the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) on how to provide a safe and supportive learning environment for LGBTQ youth. He said... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
State grant to help at-risk Oakland County families prepare children for schoolOakland Schools is one of 15 intermediate districts that will receive a grant f
State grant to help at-risk Oakland County families prepare children for school
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
Oakland Schools is one of 15 intermediate districts that will receive a grant from the Michigan Department of Education to improve or expand home visit programs that help at-risk families prepare their children for school. Oakland Schools, the... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
January 23, 2011and more relaxed than I have been for years. According to a presentation given
January 23, 2011
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 11 days ago
and more relaxed than I have been for years. According to a presentation given by Ron Faulds and Bard Fardell from the Michigan Department of Education, “By their 21st birthday, digital kids will have sent/received over 250,000 e-mails/IMs,... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
New Lothrop Schools steps out of Race to the Top | January 17, 2010the board members agreed and no motion was made to sign the memorandum of suppo
New Lothrop Schools steps out of Race to the Top | January 17, 2010
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 11 days ago
the board members agreed and no motion was made to sign the memorandum of support. According to a press release from the Michigan Department of Education, as of Jan. 10, 703 schools had signed the memorandum, with 41 teachers’ union presidents... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
December 20, 2009AGREEMENT – The New Lothrop Public Schools Board of Education unanimously appr
December 20, 2009
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 11 days ago
AGREEMENT – The New Lothrop Public Schools Board of Education unanimously approved a Service Consolidation Plan with the Michigan Department of Education Monday. The agreement shows that the board is committed to looking at operations within the... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
State miscalculation frustrates | September 6, 2009on standardized test scores, graduation rates and the number of students partic
State miscalculation frustrates | September 6, 2009
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 11 days ago
on standardized test scores, graduation rates and the number of students participating in the testing. According to the Michigan Department of Education (MDE), schools that fail to obtain AYP for two consecutive years must implement improvement... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
January 27, 2013301 W. Main St., Owosso, from 9 to 10 a.m. SCHOOL REWARDED – Hill-McCloy High
January 27, 2013
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 11 days ago
301 W. Main St., Owosso, from 9 to 10 a.m. SCHOOL REWARDED – Hill-McCloy High School has received a special award from the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) for achieving substantial improvements in student scores and beating the odds.... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
News Briefs | August 12, 2012plan; and 2) be number one! During the meeting, Superintendent Mike McGough pre
News Briefs | August 12, 2012
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 11 days ago
plan; and 2) be number one! During the meeting, Superintendent Mike McGough presented the MEAP results; as well as the Michigan Department of Education grades for the schools. McGough was initially disappointed with the schools’ grades (two Bs... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
News Briefs | September 2, 2012took a job out of state. (See new hires on Page 1.) STATE CALLS FOR SEPARATION
News Briefs | September 2, 2012
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 11 days ago
took a job out of state. (See new hires on Page 1.) STATE CALLS FOR SEPARATION – After receiving a budget review from the Michigan Department of Education, Montrose Schools were asked to adopt resolutions which establish a clear separation between... Read more
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Tri-County Citizen
Chesaning Schools elated with newly released school ratings | August 26, 2012CHESANING – The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) recently released a rank
Chesaning Schools elated with newly released school ratings | August 26, 2012
Tri-County Citizen / Posted 11 days ago
CHESANING – The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) recently released a ranking of every school in the state, as well as issuing report card grades for each school. These grades reflected the new cut scores that have been a cause for concern in... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Supt. Whiston calls for action on Michigan education funding studydevelopment for educators; and needed wraparound services for English language
Supt. Whiston calls for action on Michigan education funding study
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 12 days ago
development for educators; and needed wraparound services for English language learners and children in poverty." The Michigan Department of Education is moving forward on the statewide initiative to make Michigan a Top 10 education state in... Read more
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MLive.com
14 struggling Michigan schools receive up to $40M to boost student performancewill share up to $40 million in federal funds over the next five years in an ef
14 struggling Michigan schools receive up to $40M to boost student performance
MLive.com / Posted 13 days ago
will share up to $40 million in federal funds over the next five years in an effort to boost student achievement, the Michigan Department of Education announced today. The schools, ranked among the lowest 5 percent of schools statewide, can... Read more
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MLive.com
One-third of Ypsilanti students miss first day at 2 schools that started earlysaid 162 students attended Holmes on Monday, compared to the school's 2015-16 e
One-third of Ypsilanti students miss first day at 2 schools that started early
MLive.com / Posted 15 days ago
said 162 students attended Holmes on Monday, compared to the school's 2015-16 enrollment of 256, according to the Michigan Department of Education. Ford saw 176 students on Monday, compared to the school's kindergarten and first-grade... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Respect parents in LGBT policyin March, garnered more than 13,000 public comments by May, in addition to a ba
Respect parents in LGBT policy
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
in March, garnered more than 13,000 public comments by May, in addition to a barrage of other feedback received by the Michigan Department of Education. Much of the parental concern revolves around allowing students as early as elementary... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Pinckney adds gender language to curriculummeeting. "The new vocabulary terms will be introduced during those classes, ...
Pinckney adds gender language to curriculum
Detroit Free Press / Posted 16 days ago
meeting. "The new vocabulary terms will be introduced during those classes, ... The list of terminology was taken from the Michigan Department of Education and comes as a result of all the new transgender information out there." Dyer wants the... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorialsin March, garnered more than 13,000 public comments by May, in addition to a ba
A roundup of recent Michigan newspaper editorials
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 16 days ago
in March, garnered more than 13,000 public comments by May, in addition to a barrage of other feedback received by the Michigan Department of Education. Much of the parental concern revolves around allowing students as early as elementary... Read more
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MLive.com
Why more Michigan schools are receiving waivers to start before Labor Day53 school districts and charter schools – as well as 16 intermediate school dis
Why more Michigan schools are receiving waivers to start before Labor Day
MLive.com / Posted 19 days ago
53 school districts and charter schools – as well as 16 intermediate school districts – have received waivers from the Michigan Department of Education to start school prior to Labor Day. In a nod to the tourism industry, Michigan has required... Read more
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MLive.com
Flint mayor vows to rid city of lead pipes during first state of city addressfor Flint families and intervention for children with developmental delays that
Flint mayor vows to rid city of lead pipes during first state of city address
MLive.com / Posted 20 days ago
for Flint families and intervention for children with developmental delays that will be funded with $25 million from the Michigan Department of Education. Weaver also noted that Flint public school buildings have lead-free water fixtures... Read more
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MLive.com
Detroit charter school profiled by Bridge fined $144,000 by statecity, will have to repay the state $144,000 after the school illegally employed
Detroit charter school profiled by Bridge fined $144,000 by state
MLive.com / Posted 20 days ago
city, will have to repay the state $144,000 after the school illegally employed two administrators who are unlicensed. The Michigan Department of Education found that Detroit Community Schools violated state licensing law last school year because... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Cornerstone eyes growth — but not at DPS expensefourth, the DPS-authorized New Paradigm Glazer Academy, is merging with another
Cornerstone eyes growth — but not at DPS expense
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 24 days ago
fourth, the DPS-authorized New Paradigm Glazer Academy, is merging with another New Paradigm school, according to a recent Michigan Department of Education report. Mayor Mike Duggan has estimated that nearly 27,000 students commute outside of... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Student band works to embrace the 80s, give back to communityby C-L-K, Baccus said. Funding for the Blue Express program comes from 21st Ce
Student band works to embrace the 80s, give back to community
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
by C-L-K, Baccus said. Funding for the Blue Express program comes from 21st Century Community Learning Center in the Michigan Department of Education, Baccus said. The band will start practicing again in a about a month, Baccus said. "We'll... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Lawsuit questions use of millage revenue for Highland Park High demolitionfund millage. Treasury responded that demolition does indeed meet the requirem
Lawsuit questions use of millage revenue for Highland Park High demolition
Detroit Free Press / Posted 28 days ago
fund millage. Treasury responded that demolition does indeed meet the requirements. Bill DiSessa, spokesman for the Michigan Department of Education, said demolition is allowed, but the fact that the Highland Park property "isn’t on district... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Michigan workers will do more paperwork this fallof regulations and dozens of outdated laws from the books, some reports remain
Michigan workers will do more paperwork this fall
Detroit Free Press / Posted 29 days ago
of regulations and dozens of outdated laws from the books, some reports remain required long after they're necessary. The Michigan Department of Education, for example, is legally required to write a report every two years about the long-shuttered... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
State Board continues to work on draft guidance for LGBTQ students for schoolscomment period ended, that input has been read, reviewed, and is being consider
State Board continues to work on draft guidance for LGBTQ students for schools
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 30 days ago
comment period ended, that input has been read, reviewed, and is being considered. The State Board of Education and the Michigan Department of Education developed the guidance at the request of schools and educators asking for recommendations of... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
MeL offers newly-designed business gatewayand Threats (SWOT) analyses. MeL.org is available through both the Escanaba an
MeL offers newly-designed business gateway
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted a month ago
and Threats (SWOT) analyses. MeL.org is available through both the Escanaba and Gladstone libraries. The Library of Michigan - Michigan's official state library agency for more than 175 years - is part of the Michigan Department of... Read more
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MLive.com
Transgender student guidance won't be finalized by State Board in Augustneeds more work and won't go to the Michigan State Board of Education for appro
Transgender student guidance won't be finalized by State Board in August
MLive.com / Posted 1 months ago
needs more work and won't go to the Michigan State Board of Education for approval in August, as originally expected, the Michigan Department of Education announced today. "Getting it right is more important than when we do it," said John Austin,... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
SEEDS for BHKwith BHK," he said. SEEDS provides after school programming at select schools
SEEDS for BHK
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
with BHK," he said. SEEDS provides after school programming at select schools in northwest Michigan, supported in part by Michigan Department of Education 21st Century Community Learning Centers grants. SEEDS provides learning opportunities and... Read more
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MLive.com
Want to run a failing Michigan school district? There's a class for thatchoices when they graduate from high school." In 2015, Gov. Rick Snyder moved
Want to run a failing Michigan school district? There's a class for that
MLive.com / Posted 1 months ago
choices when they graduate from high school." In 2015, Gov. Rick Snyder moved the School Reform Office from the Michigan Department of Education to the Department of Technology, Management and Budget, which is under Snyder's authority... Read more
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