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September-08-2015

‘Chamber’s agenda’ goal of legislative leaders
By David Gutman, Political Reporter, Charleston Gazette-Mail

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. — The Republican-controlled West Virginia Legislature will push a new intermediate court of appeals, public charter schools, a forced pooling bill for natural gas development, a flatter personal income tax and a “right to work” law during the 2016 Legislative session.

Republican leaders of the House and the Senate gave a...

September-08-2015

Education a popular topic at Chamber meeting
By Brandon Roberts, The Huntington Herald-Dispatch

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. - Increasing educational achievement is critical to West Virginia's future, said many of the speakers at the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce's 2015 Annual Meeting and Business Summit at The Greenbrier Resort.

But the state's leaders expressed a range of opinions about what needs to be done to improve student participation and...

September-08-2015

State Board of Education to hear comments in Fayetteville tonight
By Sarah Plummer, The Register-Herald

Fayette County residents have one opportunity Tuesday to share their thoughts with the West Virginia Board of Education concerning Superintendent Terry George’s plan for the school district.
 
Following a Fayette County Board of Education meeting at 5 p.m. the state board will convene at 6 p.m. at Fayetteville High School to hear public comment on...

September-04-2015

Republicans still eying Common Core repeal
By Samuel Speciale, Education Reporter, Charleston Gazette-Mail

HUNTINGTON — Republicans in the House of Delegates will continue efforts to repeal Common Core in West Virginia regardless of any action taken by the state Department of Education during a comprehensive review of its controversial English and math standards.

Following a Thursday town hall meeting in Huntington set up to inform the public on the...

September-04-2015

Department of Education Continues Academic Standards Meetings
By Clark Davis, WV Public Broadcasting

The West Virginia Department of Education is set to hold a meeting tonight at Marshall about academic standards in the state.

It’s the latest in a series of town hall-style meetings being held around the state. They’ll examine the West Virginia Next Generation Standards for grades K-12. The meeting starts at 6:30 in the Memorial Student Center on Marshall’...

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