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Parents, members of school board debate derogatory comment
O'Neill, Barclay not backing down from statements
A recent comment by a veteran county school board member about "PIA" parents, or pains in the ass, has sparked a debate between elected officials and the parent-activists who felt the remark was directed at them.
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From the Gazette Reporter's Notebook:
On Thursday (5/14/2009), O'Neill said her comments weren't directed at any parents in particular, "but if it hit a nerve, then maybe some of them felt identified. If the shoe fits, wear it."