FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO MEET IN FT. LAUDERDALE
Tallahassee, Fla., July 16, 2012 – The State Board of Education will hold a funding workshop and meeting today and tomorrow in Ft. Lauderdale. The agenda and materials may be found at http://www.fldoe.org/board/meetings/.
WHAT: State Board of Education Funding Workshop
WHEN: Monday, July 16, 2012
WHAT: State Board of Education Meeting
WHEN: Tuesday, July 17, 2012
WHERE: Broward College
111 E. Las Olas Blvd.
Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
About the Florida Department of Education: The department’s mission is to increase the proficiency of all students within one seamless, efficient education system by providing them the chance to expand their knowledge and skills through world-class learning opportunities. Serving more than 3.5 million students, 4,200 public schools, 28 colleges, 188,000 teachers, 47,000 college professors and administrators, and 318,000 full-time staff throughout the state, the department enhances the economic self-sufficiency of Floridians through programs and services geared toward college, workforce education, job-specific skills and career development. Florida ranks first in the nation for teacher quality, first in the nation in advanced placement participation, and first in the southern region for graduation rate and degrees awarded by the Florida College System. For more information, visit www.fldoe.org.Tweet