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September 11, 2006

Kristy Campbell
850) 488-5394
Cathy Schroeder
(850) 245-0413

Governor Bush to Speak at Koret Task Force Press Conference

Governor Jeb Bush will speak Tuesday at a press conference in Orlando with the Koret Task Force regarding K-12 Education. The Koret Task Force will present its findings and recommendations following a nine-month review of Florida's education policies and programs.

Governor Bush will be joined by State Board of Education Chairman Philip Handy, Education Commissioner John Winn, K-12 Public School Chancellor Cheri Pierson Yecke, Deputy Commissioner for Accountability, Research and Measurement Hanna Skandera, Hoover Institution Executive Director John Raisian and Koret Task Force Member Paul E. Peterson.

The Koret Task Force is a team of education experts whose purpose is to evaluate and examine current reform measures in order to enhance the quality of K-12 education. The task force was initiated by the Hoover Institution, a public policy research center.

The event will take place at:

10:45 a.m.
Tuesday, September 12, 2006
The Westin Grand Bohemian
Johann Strauss II
325 South Orange Ave.
Orlando