We're paying taxes, but as far as the Lake Wylie area is concerned, realistically, we don't get anything back for that.
"Donald Thomas Long" is the current Coach (baseball)/hitting coach for the Cincinnati Reds of [Major League Baseball.
Prior to joining the Pirates, Long worked eight years as the minor league baseball/minor league hitting coordinator with the Philadelphia Phillies. He spent the 1999 in baseball/1999 season as the Phillies roving hitting instructor.
Long spent 12 years as a manager in the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim/California/Anaheim Angels minor league system before joining Philadelphia. He made his managerial debut with the Quad Cities River Bandits in the Midwest League in 1987 before spending two seasons with the Bend Bucks. Don returned to Quad City and was named Midwest League Manager-of-the-Year after leading his squad to the 1990 league title. A year later he captured Manager-of-the-Year accolades again after guiding the Midland Rockhounds to a 37-30 second-half record and into the Texas League playoffs.More Don Long on Wikipedia.
Because it's high-stakes, there's obviously a lot of concern and scrutiny. I would really put them up against any industry. It's just that their mistakes are really magnified. Their mistakes are really a very small percentage of the volume of tests.
People haven't heard that (reassessment) mentioned as a consideration in this bond referendum.
The more detailed and specialized and clear they can be, the better their response will be.
Clearly, with No Child Left Behind, that was one of the early concerns: Do we have the capacity, not just with the testing companies, but with the state agencies, to do this?