Sunday, May 26, 2013

Rep. Derrick Graham named chairman of Kentucky House Education Committee

Derrick Graham
Rep. Derrick Graham, D-Frankfort
This from the Courier-Journal:
Kentucky House leaders on Friday appointed Frankfort Democrat Derrick Graham as the new chairman of the House Education Committee.

Graham, who recently retired as a social studies teacher at Frankfort High School, has served in the House since 2003. He has been a member of the Education Committee and has served as chairman of the budget subcommittee on primary and secondary education.

House Speaker Greg Stumbo, D-Prestonsburg, said Graham “has dedicated his life to education and has a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities Kentucky faces academically.”

Graham replaces Carl Rollins, a Midway Democrat, who recently resigned his House seat to take a job heading Kentucky’s student financial aid agencies.

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