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January 13, 2006

Jennifer Fennell or
Cathy Schroeder
(850) 245-0413

GOVERNOR BUSH TO ATTEND MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY CELEBRATION HONORING OUTSTANDING STUDENTS, EDUCATORS AND COMMUNITY LEADERS

Governor Jeb Bush will be joined by more than 900 students, educators and community leaders at the Third Annual African American Education Alliance Martin Luther King Day celebration in Orlando on Monday. Governor Bush will deliver the keynote address.

The Alliance is a non-profit organization that disseminates information regarding Florida's education reforms and encourages the active involvement and partnership of African American students, parents, and communities toward the continued improvement of education across the state.

Governor Bush will also be joined by Chief Financial Officer Tom Gallagher, Florida Board of Governor’s Chairwoman Carolyn Roberts, Education Commissioner John Winn, Florida's Colleges and Universities Chancellor Mark Rosenberg, Florida's K-12 Public Schools Chancellor Cheri Yecke, Florida’s Community Colleges and Workforce Education Chancellor J. David Armstrong, members of the African American Education Alliance and state and local elected officials.

The event will take place at:

12:00 p.m.

Monday, January 16, 2005

Doubletree Hotel

Ballroom

5780 Major Blvd.

Orlando