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Thursday, August 29, 2013


Education Leaders Applaud Gov. Scott's Three Day Education Summit

Patricia Levesque, Executive Director of the Foundation for Florida's Future said, "I commend Governor Scott and Commissioner Stewart for bringing together so many dedicated individuals to work on the critical education issues our state is facing. It is really important to keep Florida moving forward and this summit helps us continue in that direction."

Bill Husfelt, Bay County Schools Superintendent said, "As Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart said, the Education Accountability Summit was an unprecedented opportunity and I am really excited about the possibilities ahead. I believe legislators and Governor Scott are willing to do what is best for Florida's students."

Apryl Shackelford, 2013 Duval County Teacher of the Year said, "The Education Accountability Summit was transformational, influential, collaborative, and what I believe is a move in the right direction for the future of Florida's students."