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Pinellas County Schools to hold jobs fair Tuesday in Largo

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Pinellas County Schools will hold its first winter job fair on Tuesday for prospective employees looking to get a leg up on finding a job in public education. The public school system for the state’s seventh-largest student population said in a release Monday they are specifically targeting current and recent college interns who studied education and have performed in-class training, though all interested members of the public are welcome. The district is looking to fill positions in the following areas: elementary…

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Bill to allow guns in public schools suffers major setback

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Prospects are dim for a contentious bill that would allow designated individuals to carry guns in Florida public schools. The Senate Committee on Pre-K-12 Education declined to vote on the bill this week. It’s one of the committees the bill was required to pass to reach the Senate floor, and it won’t meet again, potentially dooming the bill. The bill would allow school districts to designate individuals with law enforcement or military experience, concealed weapons permits and other training to…

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