Pleae everyone--realize how silly this thread is. We are all arguing which party has put us in the hole when the answer is that they have BOTH done it. The R's with not having the wealthy pay social security after they have earned over 108K and the D's with giving every creature comfort to those who won't work.
It is YOU (the working middle class) who foots the bill for everyone. We need to thrown all of them out -Reid, Boehner all of them. How do we allow them to create a Healthcare system for us and that THEY DO NOT HAVE TO PARTICPATE IN?
I seem to remember from attending one of the informational sessions--that there were 3 options availabe and that this current plan was not one of the three choices.
Why were those other options disposed of?
For1NewJCHS-- you seem to be very informed so I do have a question that I would like to know if it is rumor or accurate. I was told the other day that included in the plan is the district administrative offices will be built by this school as well? Is that accurate.
I am still baffled as to why a 'Super Size' high school is the goal. Columbia, Blue Springs, Lee's Summit, Parkway school, Hazelwood schools, Springfield, Liberty, McCluer, etc...every single one added another high school. What logic am I not following?
For1newJCHS--- Why was this option never presented to the public in open sessions? My spouse and I both attended the information sessions and of the 3 or 4 options available, building 1 brand new super-size high school was not one of them.
Jefferson City has 6 parochial elementary schools, plus Helias and Calvary Lutheran that they collect taxes on but don't have to educate those kids.
Columbia has 1 parochial school.
Had dinner with friends (who are Catholic) and they had a very unique point of view. They said that Jefferson City has one of the highest percentage population of private schools in Missouri. St. Joe, St. Martins, St. Peters, I.C., Concord Christian and Trinity Lutheran. Six full elementary schools that JC school district benefits from on taxes but does not have to educate the children.
What would happen if all those kids enrolled in JC schools next August? Their point was, JC should have a large excess of funds and shouldn't be asking for more tax dollars. Interesting point that I had never considered.
Heimrick family owns part and LLC named Tribeca LLC-- I have been told that it is owned by the Farmer companies.
sancho--your comments are well thought out. I don't see the issue as being about academies, from the meetings I attended it is my understanding that pass or fail they will implement them at the current location.
The issue at hand is whether to spend $70 million to create the largest high school in the state when facts tell us that a smaller campus is more equitable for student learning.
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