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Gatlin named La. DOE communications director

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana Superintendent of Education John White has announced the hiring of a new communications director. 

Anna Gatlin began work at the Department of Education last month after serving as a domestic policy adviser to Mitt Romney's presidential campaign. 

A Friday news release from the department said Gatlin has a bachelor's degree from the University of Mississippi, a master's degree in secondary English education from New York University, and a master's degree in education policy and management from Harvard. 

For the Romney Campaign she was an adviser on education policy and other domestic policy issues. Prior to earning her degree at Harvard, she taught high school Spanish in Mississippi and worked in education in Tennessee.

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