The average salary increase for metro schools has been a 2.2 percent increase in the first year and a 2.1 percent increase in the second, not including possible pay increases for experience and education, the union said.
The district maintains it wants a “fair and affordable settlement,” according to Bloomington school district spokesman Rick Kaufman.
The request follows a July 2017 inspection report—recently published on the USDA’s website—that details multiple instances of direct non-compliant veterinary care and animal handling resulting in significant animal suffering.The risks you are willing to assume and the experiences or products you avoid because of faulty assumptions and misinformation affect the quality of your life and the lives of those around you.Thus, even though it may be tempting to let misperceptions and emotions shape your ideas about risky products and activities, there are risks in misperceiving risks. Many people are frightened by the use of synthetic chemicals on food crops because they have heard that these chemicals are “toxic” and “cancer causing,” but are all synthetic chemicals more harmful than substances people readily ingest, like coffee and soft drinks? For example, in a study to assess the toxicities of various compounds, half of the rats died when given 233 mg of caffeine per kg of body weight, but it took more than 10 times that amount of glyphosate …which is the active ingredient in the herbicide Roundup, to cause the same percentage of deaths as 233 mg of caffeine. * The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) monitors the outdoor (ambient) concentrations of six major air pollutants on a nationwide basis.These are called “criteria pollutants.”   * Under federal law, criteria pollutants are those that are deemed by the administrator of the EPA to be widespread and to “cause or contribute to air pollution which may reasonably be anticipated to endanger public health or welfare….”   * The EPA administrator is required by law to establish “primary” air quality standards for criteria pollutants that are “requisite to protect the public health” with “an adequate margin of safety….”  * For some criteria pollutants, the EPA has established a single criterion as the primary and secondary air quality standard.“This scholarship will help me pursue training to be a nurse in my home community, and I am grateful for the support of my education and my community’s continued success.” she continued.“Sasha has shown a commitment to rural Nebraska and agriculture,” said Megahn Schafer, executive director of the Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation.