Jennifer Granholm

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  • Analysis Of The Michigan Education Trust (MET) Policy

    than those who had no college education and lacked these qualifications. His successor, the fiscally conservative Republican Governor John Engler, tried to cut taxes and downsize the government which resulted in a devalued higher education budget with the early 1990s recession. At this time, with less money available to fund higher education, the MET cuts dimmed destitute students’ college-bound prospects. Surprisingly, though, Engler nevertheless managed to expand financial aid and workforce programs at community colleges, reviving policymakers’ desires to expand college opportunities for underserved Michiganders. He proved that policy decisions can eclipse political labels. Similarly bucking party lines, former Democratic Governor Jennifer Granholm implemented further cuts to the MET’s budget based on “public opinion.” Such fiscal conservatism depleted funds available to MET account holders. In fiscal year 2012, current Republican Governor Rick Snyder restored $213 million in cuts to the MET, yet a 2016 report claimed that “while college costs are rising across the nation, [they are] particularly bad in Michigan.” Thus, the cost-effectiveness of the MET’s family assistance is again uncertain. Reflecting upon this politically imbalanced recent history, one notes that funding fluctuations to the MET have destabilized indigent families’ finances. In order to assure needy families the means necessary to afford higher education under the MET, the Snyder administration must…

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  • Essay On Selena

    Gregory). As recordings continued to have strong sales , she won the Grammy Award “ Best Mexican-American Album” in 1993 for her album Live. Selena was soon known as “The Queen of Tejano Music.” Quickly after the release of Live, Selena started working on her first English-language album. Unfortunately, she did not get to the success of it. Selena died on March 31, 1995, in Corpus Christi, Texas after being shot by Yolanda Saldivar, president of her fan club and manager of her boutique.…

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  • Theme Of Gender, Sexuality, And Class In Jennifer Lopez's Jenny From The Block

    People today recognize Jennifer Lopez as a talented and well-known celebrity who is indeed a triple threat – actress, singer, and dancer. Lopez is also acknowledged for being an iconic Latina star amongst a traditionally white-dominant world. Her highly viewed music videos are proof that she is an expert performing and connecting with her audience through themes of race, sexuality, and class. In Jennifer’s “Jenny from the Block” and “I Luh Ya Papi”, race, sexuality, and class are hinted through…

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  • Interpersonal Relationship Analysis: The Break-Up

    The Breakup Every relationship is a one of a kind. Couples communicate differently, they go through different stages, and they have different expectations of each other. As communication is a big part of how relationships are, it is important for couples to focus on how they do it. Scholars have developed some theories that could be applied in the way communication is done in relationships. These theories could talk about couples coming together, their expectations of each other, or maybe…

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  • L Oreal Loreal Case Study

    cultural and demographic changes, L’Oréal has proven to bounce back with quick recovery through effective marketing tactics. The original 1971 slogan “Because We’re Worth It” is a simplistic, yet powerful, foundation upon which the entire marketing strategy of L’Oréal Paris is based on. There have not been many significant changes to the brand slogan since then, merely bouncing from “Because I’m Worth It” to “Because You’re Worth It” and then again back to “Because We’re Worth It” in 2010 as a…

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  • Self-Taught Programs

    "Education is what remains after students has forgotten everything they learned in school.” Individuals who rely on themselves through their jobs and experiments are the students that have more knowledge since independent learners programs provides students to control their own particular future objectives and time managements and convince them into the perfect path. First, all self taught programs have to get advocated in order to help students to organize their time and to be more open into…

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  • 13 Going On 30 Movie Review Essay

    teenagers at her age would admire to be. On her 13th birthday, the incredible magic wishing dust falls out from the miniature “Jenna dream house”, made by her best chubby friend Matt (Sean Marquette), has turned her wish comes true. After a long sleep, she awakens as a 30-year-old woman (Jennifer Garner), the other version of Jenna in the next seventeen years. Although she is now living her dream life, becoming the person that she wants to be, Jenna is still not happy, she also lost the man of…

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  • Character Analysis Of Robert Zemeckis's Back To The Future

    Though Robert Zemeckis’ Back to the Future is extremely successful in being a fun, blockbuster film, it does a very job in how it crafts the relationships between specific characters. Though Marty McFly (Michael J. Fox) is facing a struggle to get back home, there’s another struggle occurring in the movie between his father, George (Crispin Glover), and town bully, Biff Tannen (Thomas F. Wilson). By tracing their acting and relative staging of these two in certain shots, a narrative between them…

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  • Similarities Between Who Am I This Time And Forest Gump

    In the film “Who am I this time?” and in the movie “Forest Gump”, both main characters are trying to find a uniqueness and are sometimes fantasizing to be what they really aren’t or wish they were. The focus or so called theme of these two films are, you are what you pretend to be. The narrator of the film “Who am I this time?” is directing his first play and doesn’t know much about theater and how it works. He wants Harry Nash to be the lead role, but also needs a women to be the other role in…

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  • My Favorite Memory Analysis

    Amber You 're one of a kind and that 's what makes you special. You are a touchy feely type of girl and at the beginning i was like "why the hell is she like this" but after Disney and Virginia, we have never been closer. Never change who you are. Never change for a guy or for your friends. Because i know that you 're wonderful just the way you are. One of my favorite memory of us is when we would run during drills and I would hit your ass or vice versa. The reason why it 's one of my favorite…

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