Education News in Brief

Va. Governor to Chair SREB

By Michele McNeil — August 12, 2008 1 min read

Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine, a Democrat, has been elected chairman of the Southern Regional Education Board. Mr. Kaine, who became governor in 2006 and has been a champion of expanding prekindergarten and raising teachers’ salaries, succeeds Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue, a Republican, as chairman.

A version of this article appeared in the August 13, 2008 edition of Education Week