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California Department of Education News Release
Release: #13-9
January 15, 2013
Contact: Giorgos Kazanis
Phone: 916-319-0818

State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Congratulates Governor's
Nominee to State Board of Education Executive Director Post

SACRAMENTO—State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today congratulated Karen Stapf Walters on her nomination by Governor Jerry Brown to the position of Executive Director of the California State Board of Education:

"It gives me great pleasure to congratulate Karen Stapf Walters on her nomination to direct the Board of Education," Torlakson said. "For many years, she has been a leading voice in education in California, and I look forward to working with her in this new role."

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Tom Torlakson — State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Communications Division, Room 5206, 916-319-0818, Fax 916-319-0100

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