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Public schools advocacy group issues statement of support for city school board

June 12, 2016

A group of local advocacy organizations said Sunday that it supports the Pittsburgh Public School board in its decisions — as the board considers the future of its already beleaguered incoming superintendent.

Great Public Schools Pittsburgh, of which PIIN is an active member, seeks “fully equitable and inclusive education, restorative justice and the establishment of community schools” said Sunday in a prepared statement:

“The Board has difficult decisions ahead, but as long as they stay committed to addressing our issues, we will stay committed to the Board. Whatever they decide to do about Dr. [Anthony] Hamlet, we will stand behind them.”

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