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Record Group Number: 000109
Series/Collection Number: .S 2133
Creator: Florida. Governor (2007-2011 : Crist)
Title, Dates: Sunshine Week contest essays, 2008.
Amount: 2 cubic ft.
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Biographical/Historical:     In March 2008, Governor Charlie Crist established Florida's first Sunshine Week Essay Contest for Florida public school students in grades 9-12 to participate in the Florida Sunshine Week essay contest.  Sunshine Week, March 16-22, 2008, was observed to celebrate the State of Floridaís dedication to making state and local government more accessible to the public.  Students were encouraged to enter essays of up to 500 words addressing the topic, "What role does open government play within a democratic society and a democratic government?"  The contest was developed by the Governorís Volunteer Florida Foundation, the Executive Office of the Governor, the Governorís Mansion Foundation, and the Department of Education.

Summary:     This series consists of essays submitted for Governor Charlie Crist's Inaugural Sunshine Week 2008 Essay Contest.
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Subject Access Fields: Crist, Charlie, 1956-
Florida. Dept. of Education.
Florida. Office of the Governor.
Florida Government
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