Washington, DC - Frank Hanna, CEO of Hanna Capital, LLC in Atlanta, Georgia and Acton Institute Board of Directors member, is slated to lead President George W. Bush's Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans. The announcement was made on Monday, January 28, 2002.
The Office of the Press Secretary for the White House issued the following statement:
“The [President's Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans] is charged with charting a multi-year plan to close the educational achievement gap for Hispanic Americans. The plan will highlight models of success that will help improve achievement among Hispanic students through coordinated efforts among parents, community leaders, business leaders, educators and public officials. Recommendations will also include ways to improve on and measure Hispanic participation in Federal education programs.”
Mr. Hanna joined the Acton Institute board in 2001, bringing with him over twenty years of experience in issues pertaining to education and religious liberty.