- Cape man gets 8 years for robbery, his first offense (12/7/16)9
- 3 students in custody for violent threat; no details released (12/9/16)15
- Abuse suspect tries to take cop's gun; officer zaps him with Taser and punches his face (12/7/16)3
- Group seeks to create a neighborhood park on Cape Girardeau's south side (12/7/16)14
- Man sentenced to 103 years for murder of Cape woman (12/6/16)4
- Cape may allow residents to keep chickens; residents at meeting push for measure (12/6/16)34
- Poplar Bluff man accused of enticement, child porn in Scott County sting operation (12/4/16)
- Burglary suspect apprehended inside Jackson garage (12/4/16)
- Company to start recruiting businesses to Jackson, Cape (12/9/16)15
- 13 venues, 60 sponsors participating in Happy Slapowitz's Toy Bash on Thursday (12/7/16)2
Test requirements will frustrate disabled
To the editor:
In response to the story "MAP test changes to affect those students with disabilities": At the risk of sounding like Dr. Phil, what are the schools thinking? How does one live with oneself after telling a kid with dyslexia that he can't have the test questions read to him or her? If the kid in question can't read, how is he supposed to take the test? We have similar situations in California. Was Uncle Teddy out sick the day they taught unintended consequences in law school? Today's frustrated student is tomorrow's angry job seeker.
ROBERT M. TRYGAR, Cottonwood, Calif.