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Sen. James Appointed to State Governments' Education Committee

May 8, 2007 – Senator Neville James has been selected to serve as a member of the Council Of State Governments' Eastern Regional Conference (CSG/ERC) Education Committee for 2007-2008.
"As a member of this internationally based committee, I look forward to working with my regional colleagues on both sides of the border to assure that CSG/ERC focuses on key educational issues promoting a more competitive and affordable system for the children of our communities," Sen. James said.
CSG/ERC is a non-profit, non-partisan organization working with state leaders in all branches of government. The organization serves as a forum for new ideas, promotes innovations transfers, advocates multi-state problem solving, and provides technical leadership training and technical assistance while representing regional interests at the federal level.
James, who has been a member of the CSG since 2005, was appointed to the Education committee by Senate President Usie R. Richards.
"I am honored by the trust Senate President Richards has placed in my by this selection," Sen. James said. "I commit to representing the Virgin Islands as a guiding voice in its activities promoting best practices in all areas of student education. Additionally, this appointment places me in the position to advocate on behalf of Virgin Islanders on the reauthorization of the No Child Left Behind Act."

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