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Yes...quite possible that new buildings will have a positive impact on teachers which then may translate to students. If all of this "positive" stuff comes true there should be a notable increase in student performance in the 2nd year testing in the new schools in particular compared to the schools which haven't switched yet. I guess we'll just have to wait and see if that comes true. But…
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8 million dollars in over run cost is built into the 89 million. That was discussed at the meeting too. So, really it's 81 million. If it's under, it's under, but it won't go over. I disagree that the new schools won't last as long. Architects are committed to building quality structures, not like Ellington and Monroe which were designed to be temporary, both of which are almost…
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By your own logic, would a positive effect on the teachers not have a positive effect on the students? It's all cause and effect and Newton's 3rd law. I could quote and reference many sources which could then be rebutted by your own, I'll leave the Googling up to you, I have better ways to spend my time. Something we all seem to agree on is that there is an issue and the current structure…
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Perhaps UKWP is trying to equate military service with "on the teat" teaching jobs. Of course there are many big differences, especially for military that are deployed, which is part of the job. There are indeed many public school teachers that see their unionized, teaching monopoly, "part time" job as a public service that demands the same respect as our military. Not many retire with PTSD, or…

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Special Olympics Polar Plunge still planned for next weekend in Hannibal

8 months ago by Bryan Nichols

Event will take place on Feb. 22 at the Hannibal Marina

The fourth annual Polar Plunge is still planned for Feb. 22 at the Hannibal marina.

Special Olympics regional coordinator Tim Schuster said the Polar Plunge scheduled last weekend in Kirksville had to be rescheduled for March due to bad weather.  It was the first time a Polar Plunge was postponed in Missouri.

Schuster said the weather forecast for Hannibal’s plunge is good, it’s supposed to be in the 50s by then.

Participants will plunge in the mighty Mississippi starting at 2 p.m. Registration begins at noon.  Hannibal’s is the only Polar Plunge in Missouri to take place in the Mississippi River.  The event is hosted by Hannibal Parks & Recreation Department.

Each plunger must donate $75 to Special Olympics for the privilege of plunging. Each participant will receive a sweatshirt. Gender-specific warming tents are available for plungers.

Online registration is available at www.somo.org/plunge.

Marion County Services for Developmentally Disabled coordinates the Special Olympics teams in Hannibal. More than 15,000 athletes participate in 21 Olympic-type sports throughout the state.


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