Teachers of William S. Reyes Elementary School have petitioned Education Commissioner Rita Inos to hire teachers who have appropriate training to handle physical education classes, saying P.E. should be given equal importance as academic subjects.
The government is running smoothly even without the timely approval of the proposed FY 2000 budget package which has faced difficulties in the Legislature following differences among members on how to distribute the meager resources.
The Governor's Disabilities Council has asked the Senate leadership to enlist persons with disabilities in the bill that would authorize the issuance of identification cards to certain residents in the CNMI.
The Issue: Proposed bipartisan support on legislation to increase federal minimum wage by a dollar over the next two years.
Our View: Increase should be premised on the healthy and robust national economic conditions across the country, not on what's politically correct.