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CONTACT: Ms. Arell Shilling, ashilling@educationalpolicy.org or (757) 271-6380

EPI Named Evaluator for Osceola Public School System

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA -- May 8, 2007 -- The Educational Policy Institute, a non-profit research organization based in Virginia Beach, VA, was named yesterday as a primary grant program evaluator for the School District of Osceola County in Florida. Based in the Kissimmee area of Florida (Disney), the District serves over 50,000 students in 36 schools and employs 6,200 staff members, putting it among the largest 100 school districts in the United States.

 

The Educational Policy Institute won a competitive bid along with four other organizations to provide evaluation and research support for a three-year period beginning immediately and ending in 2009.

 

For more information on the School District of Osceola County, click here.

 

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The Educational Policy Institute is a non-profit research center focused in issues of educational opportunity, especially for our most needy populations. Based in Virginia Beach with offices in Toronto and Melbourne, EPI conducts program evaluation, policy analysis, and conducts professional development opportunities for educational professionals throughout the education continuum. Visit the EPI website at www.educationalpolicy.org.