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Gov. Steve Beshear named chairman of National Governor's Association education committee
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Thursday, October 24, 2013 4:02 AM EDT
Gov. Steve Beshear will serve as chairman of the National Governors Association's committee on education and the workforce.
Beshear's committee deals with educational issues at all levels, from early childhood to postsecondary, plus issues relating to training workers for the labor force.
Beshear, who will serve a one-year term, said the issues his committee deals with are constant priorities for all governors.
The NGA represents all of the nation's governors in matters of federal policy.