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Superintendent Cox Seeks Student Advisors

 MEDIA CONTACT:  GaDOE Communications office, (404) 463-1487,      - Follow us on  Twitter  and  Facebook    INTERESTED STUDENTS:  Courtney Burnett, External Affairs:  (404) 657-1340 or         AUGUST 10, 2009  -- State Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox is accepting applications for her 2009-2010 Student Advisory Council.     The members of the Student Advisory Council meet three times during the school year with Superintendent Cox to discuss how decisions made at the state level are affecting students throughout Georgia. Members are advisors and act as liaisons between the Department of Education and the students of Georgia.     "For several years now, I've had the pleasure of working closely with students on my Advisory Councils," said State Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox. "I listen closely to the advice and concerns of these students and share that information with others as we make statewide policy decisions."     All students in grades 9-12 are eligible to apply. Meeting dates are: November 9, 2009; January 25, 2010; and March 8, 2010 (dates are subject to change.) Applicants should be able to attend all three meetings.     To be eligible for the Council, applications must be received by September 30, 2009.     MORE INFORMATION   -  Download the Student Advisory Council Application  -  Student Advisory Council Website