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Ph2005071401744 Sure, it's late notice. But just in case you have some spare time at 10 a.m., we thought you might like to check out Kati Haycock's presentation on Florida's education system.

Haycock, president of the Education Trust, is nationally recognized for her work on getting rid of the achievement gap and improving academic performance. She also has focused on the alignment of curriculum from kindergarten through college.

Today, she'll speak with the State Board of Education about "the importance of alignment between secondary and postsecondary institutions, the significance of access to accelerated learning opportunities in high school, and compare education in Florida to national trends."

You can see her without leaving your desk. The DOE says the event will be Web-cast live at www.fldoe.org. Or, you can always go to the Tampa Airport Marriott, Hillsborough Grand Ballroom East, where the board is meeting.

(Image from the Washington Post)

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[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 9:58am]

    

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