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CEPRI Meets Aug. 13 at FGCU; Public Invited to Attend

FORT MYERS, FL - Florida Gulf Coast University will host the next meeting of the Florida Council for Education Policy, Research and Improvement from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 13 in the Whitaker Hall Sprint Room.

CEPRI () is a citizen board for independent policy research and analysis, housed under the Florida Office of Legislative Services. The Council is required by the legislature to conduct and review education research, provide analysis on education progress, and provide evaluation of education issues of statewide concern.

CEPRI meetings are open to the public and agenda items may be taken out of order at the discretion of the chairman, with the concurrence of the council.

Akshay Desai of St. Petersburg is chairman and Bob Taylor of Fort Myers is vice chairman.


1.     Welcome
2.     Approval of Minutes
3.     Chairman’s Report
4.     Executive Director’s Report
5.     State Board of Education Report
6.     Board of Governors’ Report
7.     Master Plan
a.     Major Initiatives
8.     Legislative Assignments
a.     University Contracts
b.     Workforce Development Education Funding

Working Lunch - Invited Speakers/Public Testimony

9.     Community College Baccalaureates
10.     Other Items of Interest
11.     Adjournment

For more information, contact Audrea Anderson at (239) 590-1083.

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