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By Alex Thomas, WV MetroNews
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — As frustrations continue over the delay involving new schools in Kanawha County, U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., spoke Tuesday to a regional Federal Emergency Management Agency leader about construction plans and related obstacles.
Capito discussed with FEMA Region III Administrator MaryAnn Tierney the current situation surrounding Clendenin Elementary and Herbert Hoover High schools and why — more than...
By Ryan Quinn, Charleston Gazette-Mail
Saturday marked the end of this year’s regular legislative session, much of which focused on education.
That was mostly because of the education overhaul bill (Senate Bill 451), in which Republican leaders bundled their promised public school worker pay raises with many other things, including legalizing charter schools and funding about 400 more student support personnel, like social workers and psychologists.
The House of...
By Brad McElhinny, WV MetroNews
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia legislators are lined up to pass a budget in the next day or so, holding off on a teacher pay raise and other changes to the public school system until work is done in a special session.
Talk of a special session has swirled for days at the Capitol, and Gov. Jim Justice announced it in ...