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February 2, 2004
Education Commissioner Jim Horne and Other Education Leaders to Speak at African-American Education Alliance
TALLAHASSEE Education Commissioner Jim Horne and other Department of Education officials will join Governor Jeb Bush and speak at the African-American Education Alliance on Monday in Tallahassee. Topics will focus on education reform in Florida. Governor Bush is scheduled to close out the meeting with his vision of education reform.
The Alliance is an outreach organization responsible for publicizing accurate information regarding Florida's education reforms and encouraging the active involvement of African-Americans in the continued improvement of education in Florida.
The meeting will take place at:
12:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Monday, February 2, 2004
415 North Monroe Street
Speakers and topics will be as follows:
Jim Horne, Commissioner of Education
The State of Education in 2004
John Winn, Chief of Staff, Department of Education
Florida's on the Cutting Edge of Education Reform: How Did We Get There?
Jim Warford, K-12 Public Schools Chancellor
Challenges and Changes at High Priority Schools
Mary Laura Openshaw, Director, Just Read, Florida!
Just Read, Florida!: A Roadmap to Success
Monica Hayes, Director, Office of Equity and Access
New Partners: Community and Faith-Based Outreach Efforts