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Was 'hoodlums' too harsh?

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March

The Uhurus aren't the only ones upset that Pinellas School Board Chairwoman Janet Clark used the term "hoodlums" to describe some chronically disruptive students. Last night, board members Mary Brown and Linda Lerner criticized her. And today, Ray Tampa, president of the St. Petersburg chapter of the NAACP, says he's considering filing a complaint with the Florida Department of Education.


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