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Hillsborough School Board to workshop recommendations from minority task force next month

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A task force formed to study why there are severe racial disparities in discipline and graduation rates for black and Latino teen boys in Hillsborough County presented their recommendations to the School Board Tuesday afternoon. Among the recommendations include revisions to the code of conduct in the school handbook, a student bill of rights, and sustainability, said task force member Manny Rivero, executive director of the Jim Walter Partnership Center at the University of South Florida. “One of my biggest concerns is…

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