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Former Kentucky Lawmaker Gets Another Term as Head of State Education Board

Gov. Steve Beshear has reappointed David Karem as chairman of the Kentucky Board of Education. Karem is a former longtime state senator from Louisville.

The Courier-Journal reports his reappointment, filed Tuesday with the Kentucky Secretary of State, is for a term expiring April 14, 2016.

Also on Tuesday, Beshear reappointed Brigitte Ramsey, of Falmouth, to the board. And Beshear appointed Leo Calderon, of Edgewood, to the board to replace Billy Harper, of West Paducah, whose term has expired.

The appointments of Ramsey and Calderon are also good through April 14, 2016.

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