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Monday, October 24, 2011

DOE Press Office
(850) 245-0413

Education Commissioner to Participate in Plenary Session on Charter School Authorizers

Florida Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson will participate in the opening plenary session of the National Association of Charter School Authorizers 2011 Leadership Conference tomorrow in Amelia Island. He will join Indiana State Superintendent of Education Tony Bennett and New Mexico Secretary of Education Hanna Skandera to discuss how charter school authorizing will play an integral role in closing the achievement gap.

The event will be held:

Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011
9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort
Amelia Ballroom
6800 First Coast Highway
Amelia Island, FL

Members of the media interested in attending the event should contact Courtney Leigh Beisel at or (773) 449-9766.