Graham, a retired teacher from Frankfort, replaces former state Rep. Carl Rollins.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -- Democratic state Rep. Derrick Graham has been named chairman of the House Education Committee.
Graham, a retired teacher from Frankfort, replaces former state Rep. Carl Rollins, who resigned to lead the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority and the Kentucky Higher Education Student Loan Corp.
House Speaker Greg Stumbo announced the appointment Friday, saying Graham has dedicated his life to education and has a deep understanding of Kentucky's educational issues.
Graham has served the Frankfort area in the Legislature since 2003.