Snyder’s budget proposal cuts local schools’ funding

By Emily Griffes
Bath-Dewitt Connection staff writer

When Gov. Snyder spoke about his proposed 2012 budget with the legislature on Feb. 17, one theme rang true: shared sacrifice. But it seems that some are expected to share that sacrifice more than others. “We have a significant challenge we’re going to face with… our schools from a financial perspective,” Snyder said. With the more than $500 million reduction in K-12 education spending, local school districts, including DeWitt, look ahead with unsure expectations.