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Proposition E solves district issues

Proposition E, on the ballot for April 2, is a $22 million bond issue, designed to “improve safety, accessibility and other space issues in district buildings and relieve overcrowding in elementary schools,” according to the WGSD website.

Congresswoman supports special education

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), first passed in 1975, according to Understood.org, is a federal law that “requires schools to serve the needs of eligible students with disabilities.”Over the years, there have been cases in which the application of IDEA by schools has fallen short. One such case was worked through this year in Southwest Missouri.According to an article in the Joplin Globe, the Bronaugh school district in Bronaugh, MO, was “found to be out of compliance with federal laws.”

School District hires strategies company

The school district has hired Cooperative Strategies, an Ohio based company specializing in financial and demographic planning for schools. According to Cooperative Strategies website, the innovative company has done extensive work in school systems around the country and internationally “serving… Read More ›