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Pinellas County School Board lays out 2016 legislative priorities

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During its annual legislative breakfast this morning, the Pinellas County School Board laid out a clear list of its 2016 legislative priorities. Presentation topics ranged from school accountability and teacher evaluations, to operating budgets, capital outlay projects and tax credit schools. “It has not been a particularly great PR year for our local [school board],” said State Sen. Jack Latvala, perhaps referring to the Tampa Bay Times’ “Failure Factories” articles, where a handful of public schools in South St. Petersburg…

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