The School District of Manatee County expects to hire 35 to 40 armed "guardians" to secure area schools. Ron Ciranna, deputy superintendent of business and operations, is part of the effort to hire qualified candidates. He is pictured here at a May 22 school board meeting.
The School District of Manatee County expects to hire 35 to 40 armed "guardians" to secure area schools. Ron Ciranna, deputy superintendent of business and operations, is part of the effort to hire qualified candidates. He is pictured here at a May 22 school board meeting. Tiffany Tompkins ttompkins@bradenton.com
The School District of Manatee County expects to hire 35 to 40 armed "guardians" to secure area schools. Ron Ciranna, deputy superintendent of business and operations, is part of the effort to hire qualified candidates. He is pictured here at a May 22 school board meeting. Tiffany Tompkins ttompkins@bradenton.com

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