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Interim Pinellas superintendent speaks about disruptive students

Bad classroom behavior on mind of Interim chief

The Pinellas County School District needs to find better ways of dealing with chronically disruptive students, interim superintendent John Stewart said last week. "Every time a teacher spends his or her time working with a misbehaving child … it's robbing the other children of their right to get an education," he told about 60 people attending a meeting of Concerned Organizations for Quality Education for Black Students in St. Petersburg. He said he'll be talking with the School Board about establishing a task force to find solutions.

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Elementary schools have a choice of one entree or cold sandwich and two fruits or vegetables, or salad plate meal and one fruit or vegetable. Meatless entree, chef salad and cold sandwich selection available daily. Both include choice of milk: low-fat, skim or skim chocolate, and bread or crackers and dessert when available. Middle and high school menus rotate every two weeks and are different for each school.

Monday: Cheeseburger, hamburger, bean burrito, tator tots, lettuce and tomato salad, baked beans, and assorted fruit, juice.

Tuesday: Chicken tender parm with pasta and sauce, beef and cheddar melt, farmers salad, broccoli, romaine salad, assorted fruit, juice, and dessert.

Wednesday: Breaded, grilled or spicy chicken patty sandwich, grilled cheese sandwich, tomato soup, sweet potato bites, leafy green salad, assorted fruit and juice.

Thursday: Breakfast for lunch, lasagna rollup, mixed vegetables, veggies with dip, assorted fruit and juice, white wheat roll.

Friday: Fish sandwich, green beans, tossed salad, assorted fruit and juice.

Interim Pinellas superintendent speaks about disruptive students 10/29/11 [Last modified: Friday, November 4, 2011 11:47am]
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