MCAS


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MCAS

Abbreviation for:
modular clip application system

McCune-Albright syndrome (MCAS)

A genetic syndrome characterized in girls by the development of ovarian cysts and puberty before the age of 8, together with abnormalities of bone structure and skin pigmentation.
Mentioned in: Ovarian Cysts
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In Homa Bay, MCAs allied to governor Cyprian Awiti impeached Speaker Elizabeth Oyoo last year on grounds that she was close to the governor's political rival, former MP Oyugi Magwanga.
The MCAs have resolved to summon officials of the county Public Service Board and the county executive in charge of personnel to explain alleged favouritism in the hirings.
They were accompanied by the area MCA Douglas Kipkuri Ayabei and nominated MCA Benazir Busienei.The MCAs urged the girls to keep off sex and early marriages and concentrate on their studies.
If the SRC gives in to the MCAs, the 1,450 ward reps across the country will get Sh85,000 monthly housing allowance.
(https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/29/business/boeing-737-max-crash.html) Aviation safety experts say MCAS automatically takes control of the plane and pushes the nose down to prevent the plane from stalling.
Of course, a district will not be allowed to select its own classes/students -- if so -- since PARCC doesn't count -- most superintendents would simply have their worst students take the pilot and the data collected from those outstanding students left (who take the traditional MCAS) would raise overall scores through the roof and, ultimately, increase school accountability rates everywhere.
On 9 July, an AV-8B Harrier II of Marine Attack Squadron 542 suffered Class A damage following a gear-up landing and ensuing fire at MCAS Cherry Point, N.C.
The MCA hiring process is consistent with the facility's general hiring practices, except that either a unit manager or the director of nursing is included in the interviewing process.
In 1993, when the Massachusetts state legislature passed a bill calling for the creation of the MCAS, lawmakers and educators expected the loudest outcry to come from districts like Revere and other urban areas with historically underperforming schools.
The MCAs said the beneficiaries who were selected complained that they never received any training and were not contacted by the school, even after their names were submitted.
The nominated MCAs, who are seen as the voice of reason in the assembly, are seeking recognition in the wards where their popularity has grown steadily.