Education People in the News

Bob Wise

By Jessica L. Tonn — February 08, 2005 1 min read
Bob Wise

Bob Wise, who just wrapped up a term as the governor of West Virginia, is the new president of the Alliance for Excellent Education.

Mr. Wise, 57, served as governor from 2001 until last month. A Democrat, he also served nine terms as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives and two years as a state senator.

The Washington-based Alliance for Excellent Education is an advocacy organization that seeks to improve educational opportunities for disadvantaged, low-performing secondary school students.

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A version of this article appeared in the February 09, 2005 edition of Education Week