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PUTNAM COUNTY, W.Va. − During Monday night’s Board of Education meeting, the controversial mask policy was addressed but only by public speakers.

“I think that I’m speaking on behalf of the parents, educators, students and the families of Putnam County and I say that because of the number of calls I received from parents and from educators across about concern for their students,” said WVEA President Dale Lee.

“When you have a policy that will say over 300...


KINGWOOD, W.VA. – Preston County Schools isn’t alone in struggling to fill teaching positions.

West Virginia Education Association President Dale Lee, said there were more than 500 unfilled teaching positions posted statewide the most recent time he checked.



CHARLESTON, W.Va. − WVEA is disappointed with the latest efforts by the Putnam County Board of Education to ensure the health and safety of students and employees.

“We believe the actions of the Putnam Board of Education this morning are a clear violation of the rules established by the DHHR regarding the reporting of COVID cases and the subsequent implementation of control measures,” states WVEA...


By WV MetroNews

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – State workers who get their health insurance through PEIA will find out next month what changes will be proposed in their coverage plan that will begin next July. The PEIA Finance Board met Thursday, September 23 in Charleston and received a report on the...


CHARLESTON, W.Va. − The Legislative Task Force on State Code Chapter 18 (Education) and Chapter 18A (School Personnel) will have an open forum at Capital High School on Tuesday, September 28 at 6:00 PM....