Ehrlich creating education commission

Steele to chair panel that aims to increase academic achievement

September 24, 2004|By Staff

Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. has announced he will sign an executive order on Monday in Annapolis to create the Governor's Commission on Quality Education in Maryland.

He said he plans to appoint Lt. Gov. Michael S. Steele to chair the panel.

The purpose of the commission is to examine issues critical to the academic achievement for all students in Maryland, the governor's office said. The commission's inaugural meeting is planned after the signing of the executive order.

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