50 teacher vacancies in Raleigh County as school year begins
By Jeff Jenkins , MetroNews
BECKLEY, W.Va. — Raleigh County schools will begin the school year Thursday with 50 teacher vacancies, something county school board president Rick Snuffer describes as “a crisis.”
The county has been hit with a combination of teacher retirements and fewer teachers graduating from colleges and universities. It shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone who has been listening,...