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Janssen: Pinellas school district is addressing issues head on

Pinellas Superintendent Julie Janssen has penned a response to Sunday's editorial in the St. Petersburg Times, "Strong leadership too often missing." It begins:

When I became superintendent of Pinellas County schools in 2008, our district faced a number of major challenges that demanded action and innovative solutions. My leadership team and I, along with thousands of dedicated employees, have addressed these issues head-on while staying focused on our vision of 100 percent student success. We are working to ensure our students achieve to the best of their abilities, addressing student discipline issues, and balancing the budget during the worst economic climate in a generation.

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[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 11:02am]


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