he Joplin Board of Education approved an updated salary schedule.
The move came after the Joplin School District negotiated terms with the Joplin National Education Association, which represents teachers, counselors and librarians.
The new salary schedule includes an emphasis on stipends for teachers who oversee extracurricular activities, the Joplin Globe reports.
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Plans for the Finley Ridge apartment complex in the growing community of Ozark call for four buildings, four stories apiece, with 48 units each for a total of 192, as well as a 1,500-square-foot shared community and fitness room.