FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION PRESS OFFICE
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION TO MEET IN ORLANDO
Tallahassee, Fla., October 8, 2012 – The State Board of Education will hold an evening meeting and closed session today in Orlando to consider the Ruiz, et al, v. Robinson, et al, case. The board will meet again tomorrow to consider a full agenda. The agenda and materials for both days are posted online at www.fldoe.org/board/meetings.
To view the meetings via live webcast, visit www.fldoe.org.
WHAT: State Board of Education Public Meeting
WHEN: Monday, October 8, 2012
WHERE: Hilton Orlando
6001 Destination Parkway
Lake Down B Meeting Room
WHAT: State Board of Education Meeting
WHEN: Tuesday, October 9, 2012
WHERE: Valencia College
1800 S. Kirkman Road
Special Events Center, Building 8
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