Comments for: LePage’s school grades, funding, charter schools: What’s ahead for Maine’s new education chief

Posted Jan. 10, 2014, at 9:47 a.m.
Last modified Jan. 10, 2014, at 11:16 a.m.

Gov. Paul LePage said Monday he’s chosen Jim Rier to serve as his commissioner of education. Rier, whose nomination is subject to confirmation by the state Legislature, is currently the Department of Education’s acting commissioner and has worked at the state agency for a decade, most of it overseeing Maine …

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