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MEDIA ADVISORY

February 4, 2005

MacKay Jimeson
(850) 245-0413

Education Leaders to Participate in Sixteenth Annual African American Read-in

Education Commissioner John Winn, Community College Chancellor David Armstrong, and Colleges and Universities Chancellor Debra Austin will read to students in Tallahassee on Monday as part of the Sixteenth Annual African American Read-in. The Read-In, sponsored by the Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) and NCTE, celebrates African American literacy as a traditional part of Black History Month activities.

Commissioner Winn will read to third grade students at:
10:30 a.m.
Monday, February 7, 2005
Pineview Elementary School
2230 Lake Bradford Road
Tallahassee

Chancellor Austin will read to third grade students at:
11:00 a.m.
Monday, February 7, 2005
Oak Ridge Elementary School
4530 Shelfer Road
Tallahassee

Chancellor Armstrong will read to first grade students at:
2:00 p.m.
Monday, February 7, 2005
Riley Elementary School
1400 Indiana Street
Tallahassee