Friday, April 16, 2010

MEDIA ADVISORY: Chargers, State Schools Chief Visit Sherman School Breakfast Program

Reporters and Editors: I hope you can join us at Sherman School on Monday
morning for the following important event. Here is the news release from the
California Department of Education.


CONTACT: Ioannis Kazanis


PHONE: 916-319-0818

April 16, 2010

State Schools Chief Jack O¹Connell Joins Education and Nutrition Advocates,
and San Diego Chargers to Launch School Breakfast Initiative
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O¹Connell will join
California Food Policy Advocates and its statewide partners on Monday in San
Diego for a news conference to launch the BreakfastFirst Campaign, a
three-year initiative to improve school breakfast across California by
increasing participation, access, and nutritional quality. Also at the event
will be Kenneth Hecht, Executive Director of the California Food Policy
Advocates; Gary Petill, Food Services Director at the San Diego Unified
School District; and Luis Castillo, Defensive End for the San Diego
Date: Monday, April 19, 2010

Time: 9:00 a.m.

Sherman Elementary School
301 22nd Street
San Diego, CA

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The California Department of Education (CDE) is a state agency led by State
Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell. The core purpose of CDE
is to lead and support the continuous improvement of student achievement,
with a specific focus on closing achievement gaps. For more information,
please visit or by mobile device at You may also follow Superintendent O'Connell
(@SSPIJack) on Twitter at

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Jack Brandais
Communications Department
San Diego Unified School District
(619) 725-5570 (Desk)
(619) 607-0477 (Cell)


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