WV House Ed rejects bill to nix seniority as No. 1 factor in teacher layoffs
Ryan Quinn, Charleston Gazette-Mail
With seven delegates voting for and 14 against, West Virginia’s House Education Committee on Tuesday rejected a bill that would’ve removed the statewide mandate that public school teachers with the least amount of seniority automatically lose their positions when job cuts are made in a particular teaching area.
The bill (SB 401) said the least...