Dunn finalist in commissioner search

President Randy Dunn was announced as a top-three finalist for the Florida education commissioner position. Dunn will interview at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in Tampa, Fla.

The Department of Education spokesperson Kassandra Elekes said Dunn submitted his application last Friday.

The Education Commissioner is in charge of primary and secondary education, as well as universities and community colleges in the state. The new commissioner will be chosen on Dec. 12.

The other two finalists include Charles Hokanson, an education consultant, and Tony Bennett, outgoing Indiana superintendent of public instruction.

Interviews will be broadcast live on the Internet; more details to come as they become available.

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