CHANTILLY, Va.: Today, Delegate John J. Bell (D-87th) released the following statement announcing his appointment by Speaker William J. Howell to a three-year term on the newly-created School Readiness Committee:
“I am honored and humbled to have been selected for the School Readiness Committee. As a father and grandfather and son of a teacher, I know how important a quality education is to developing a strong, educated, ready workforce. I am ready to take on the challenge of analyzing and identifying ways that we can make early childhood education, including full-day Kindergarten, work for every child in Virginia.”
2016 Acts of Assembly text describing the Committee and its duties can be found here.
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