Special Reports

July 30, 2011 10:15 PM

Eighty-six days after tornado, school will start on time in Joplin

Students in Joplin, Mo., are expected to return to classrooms on Aug. 17, right on schedule, even though six of the district’s 19 school buildings, including the high school, were destroyed, in the May 22 tornado. Three other schools were heavily damaged.

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