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Stewart to Pinellas school employees: 'We make a difference."



And they’re off! With tears and smiles and sleepy heads and new shoes, a projected 103,000 students returned to school this morning in Pinellas County. To help launch the occasion, superintendent John Stewart taped a message for school employees. See the video here.

Pinellas teachers and other employees open a second school year without a fully negotiated contract for their salaries or benefits. Marshall Ogletree, executive director of the Pinellas Classroom Teachers Association, sounded hopeful this morning that that could change this week.

[Last modified: Monday, August 20, 2012 11:35am]


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