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Darryl Rouson challenged by School Board Chair Linda Lerner on South St. Pete school crisis

in The Bay and the 'Burg/Top Headlines by

Reaction was fierce and accusatory in the immediate wake of the revelations of a Tampa Bay Times story published last month that traced the Pinellas County School Board’s role in resegregating five elementary schools and having them turn into some of the worst performing ones in Florida. St. Petersburg-based House Democrat Darryl Rouson called on the Florida attorney general’s office of civil rights to investigate whether the Pinellas County School Board’s decision in 2007 had resulted in discrimination against black students. At a Suncoast…

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