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MEDIA ADVISORY

February 20, 2007

Cathy Schroeder
(850) 245-0413

Department of Education to Hold Press Conference to Announce New Math and Science Initiative

Governor Charlie Crist and Education Commissioner Jeanine Blomberg tomorrow will host a press conference in Tallahassee to announce a new math and science initiative for Florida. Governor Crist will be joined by Congressman Allen Boyd, State Board of Education member Donna Callaway, Florida State University President T.K. Wetherell, Florida State University College of Education Associate Professor Laura Hassler Lang, Ph.D., Space Florida President Steve Kohler and K-12 Public Schools Chancellor Cheri Pierson Yecke, Ph.D.

The press conference will be held:

Wednesday, February 21
2 p.m.
National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
Florida State University
1800 E. Paul Dirac Drive
Tallahassee


A media briefing via conference call will follow the press conference:

3 p.m.

The call-in number is:
1-888-808-6959

Conference Code
2459324