Rep. Francis Thompson of Delhi was recently reappointed to the Board of Control for Southern Regional Education, says Gov. John Bel Edwards' office.

Edwards made the appointment.

Thompson is a member of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He is a Democrat.

The Southern Regional Education Board works with states to improve education. They provide policymakers with reliable data to inform sound policies and help states collaborate and share resources.  The SRED serves educators with training that transforms teaching to prepare students for what comes next.

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