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Manatee School For the Arts

A New York Times' story about the guardians at Manatee School For the Arts in Palmetto had locals buzzing with conversation on social media pages for days.

The year 2018 is almost over, and Florida Matters is looking back at the stories that made headlines in our region this year.


This week on Florida Matters, we're talking with Tampa Bay area officials about how their school districts are complying with a new state law that requires there to be at least one armed security guard in every school.