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Monday, January 12, 2009

DOE Press Office
(850) 245-0413

Florida Celebrates First Ever Literacy Week

Lieutenant Governor Jeff Kottkamp and Commissioner of Education Eric J. Smith today will kick off Florida’s first-ever Celebrate Literacy Week. Throughout the week of January 12-16, several events will take place aimed at promoting literacy by raising awareness of the programs and projects offered by the Department of Education and its partner agencies and organizations. Literacy Week promotes the enjoyment of reading for children and adults of all ages.

The event will be held:

Kickoff Event
Monday, January 12, 2009
10:00 a.m.
Turlington Building
325 W. Gaines Street
Tallahassee