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We've got lots of examples of this here.

One reason why my wife - a public school teacher - quit her job to stay home 
 and homeschool our granddaughter who lives with us.

The public schools have gone to pot quickly since the Federal Government got 
 involved in funding and mandating ****. The last thing anyone worries about 
 is whether the kids are learning.

Doing well on standardized tests. That's the focus.

-----Original Message-----
From: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)mail-list.com [mailto:seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)mail-list.com] On 
Behalf Of David Topete Sent: Thursday, May 22, 2014 10:43 AM
To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)mail-list.com
Subject: Re: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Allen, TX HS stadium

The thing that really caught my eye is how this community mustered $60M for 
 a stadium. My daughter's elementary school struggles to raise $60k at its 
auction...

On Thursday, May 22, 2014, David Topete <d.topete73(--nospam--at)gmail.com> wrote:

> Wow! The crack illustration looks like the USGS faulting map for
> California.
> 
> I think this is quite a telling statement from the article...:
> 
> "The firm identified areas in the stadium where the load demand on the
> structure exceeded accepted building standards by 10 to 20 percent. In
> isolated locations, that number was greater than 70 percent, according
> to the firm’s analysis.
> 
> “The deficiencies are outside of acceptable margins for error,” the
> firm said in a letter."
> 
> We can probably argue that 5% over is okay, but 70%? That's a misfire.

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