By Hoppy Kercheval
Government bureaucracy announcements of plans to reorganize are often met with a fair amount of eye-rolling. After meetings, studies and more meetings, the deck chairs get rearranged and life goes on pretty much as it was before.
In West Virginia, education reformers have been stonewalled by the “third rail” of education politics—the 55 separate and distinct county school systems. Communities value the autonomy of the local school board...