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Press Release

For Immediate Release
May 8, 2014

Communications Office

Governor Hassan Statement on Confirmation of Bill Duncan to State Board of Education

CONCORD – Governor Maggie Hassan today released the following statement on the Executive Council’s vote to confirm Bill Duncan as a member of the New Hampshire Board of Education:

“Bill Duncan is a veteran and an accomplished businessman who understands the importance of a strong public education system for New Hampshire's people and economy. He knows that the people of our state value our strong public schools, and he has consistently fought to improve our education system in order to better prepare our students for good jobs and successful careers.

"Bill's background in business and education will bring a valuable perspective to the Board of Education, and I applaud the Executive Council for today’s vote. I look forward to working with Bill and the entire Board to provide our young people with the robust, rigorous education that they need for success in the innovation economy.”