Education A State Capitals Roundup

Kentucky Ed. Official Steps Down

By David J. Hoff — August 29, 2006 1 min read

Kentucky Secretary of Education Virginia G. Fox, 67, plans to step down Sept. 1, and will be succeeded by Deputy Secretary of Education Laura E. Owens. Ms. Fox has held the job since Gov. Ernie Fletcher, a Republican, appointed her to the Cabinet post when he took office in late 2003.

A version of this article appeared in the August 30, 2006 edition of Education Week