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3 finalists named for Fla. education commissioner

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Indiana's recently defeated school superintendent and a Virginia consultant, who once served in the administration of President George W. Bush, are among three finalists to lead Florida's school system.
    
The third of the finalists announced Tuesday is a Kentucky university president.
    
The State Board of Education will interview them next week in Tampa.
    
Tony Bennett is a Republican who lost a bid for re-election in Indiana on Nov. 6.
    
Charles Hokanson is a consultant in Arlington, Va., who had been a deputy assistant secretary of education in the Bush administration.
    
Randy Dunn is president of Murray State University. Dunn also is a former state school superintendent in Illinois.

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12/4/2012 4:04:54 PM (GMT -5:00)

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