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Bah, humbug? No way, Hernando superintendent says



imgres.jpegWord started to spread through Hernando schools that superintendent Bryan Blavatt was forbidding any type of holiday event, during any part of the day, with a ban on food and gift exchanges.

Not true, the superintendent told the Times.

"That doesn't mean you can't have multicultural events, or something that has learning value," he said. "I just don't want it to be just a party. If you're going to focus on what's best for students, then you have to do what we're trained to do, and that's teach them."

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[Last modified: Tuesday, December 20, 2011 1:15pm]


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