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    Many drivers made their voices heard during the public comment period of Tuesday night’s school district’s regular board meeting, even though it wasn’t on the agenda. The public comments period lasted well over an hour with bus drivers telling board members about the long hours, poor pay, and safety issues.
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    Lee County School District
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    Lee County School District
    At Tuesday night’s school board meeting, speakers took to the podium during the public comments period to voice their disapproval of a district board member’s comments regarding Guatemalan students. During a Zoom community forum, board member Chris Patricca was discussing the difficulties administrators face when figuring out placement for incoming international students based on their age and education level.