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Editorial: Pinellas school district deserves credit for 'personal approach'

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Here's the lead to an editorial in today's St. Petersburg Times: The Pinellas school system, in partnership with community groups, has embraced a smart new approach to reach out to struggling parents: knocking on their doors and asking, one-on-one, how they can help. This personal approach, tested earlier this month and to be repeated next month, is much likelier to result in positive change than holding community meetings with their typical poor attendance or other traditional means.

The editorial is in response to this story.

[Last modified: Monday, November 21, 2011 12:09pm]

    

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