Why WV needs Teach for America
Hoppy's Commentary | Hoppy Kercheval, WV Metronews
We struggle in West Virginia to fill every school classroom with an educator certified in the discipline they are teaching. According to the West Virginia Education Association, we currently have 316 teaching positions being filled by long-term substitutes.
A significant increase in starting teacher pay—it’s currently around $34,000—would help, but it’s always going to be...