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West Virginia House Passes Education Reform Bill

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY/WCHS)- After more than 12 hours of debate, the West Virginia House has passed their version of the education omnibus bill. The bill passed after a...

Audit finds Jobs Act to boost local workers ineffective

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A legislative audit has found that the Jobs Act enacted by West Virginia lawmakers in 2001 in hopes of assuring that 75 percent of jobs on...

West Virginian education bill heads to full House vote

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia House of Delegates has pushed a sweeping Republican education proposal one step closer to passage. Lawmakers on Tuesday...

W.Va. drops in national study of children’s well-being

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A national report on the well-being of children shows West Virginia has dropped in the rankings among the states despite improving its overall...

Education Reform Bill Passes House Despite Large Teacher Turnout Against It

CHARLESTON, W.Va (WOAY) – Today the House of Delegates met at the West Virginia State Capitol in Charleston for a special session on education reform. The...

West Virginia education bill advances as teachers protest

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Republicans in the West Virginia House of Delegates on Monday advanced a sweeping education proposal to allow the state’s first charter...

Trump tweets support for WV governor amid education debate

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump has tweeted support for West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice as state lawmakers wrangle over education policy. Trump on...

Investigation: ResCare clients miss 3,700 doses of medicine

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — An investigation into ResCare’s South Charleston agency supervising people with intellectual disabilities has found that eight clients...

West Virginia House reconvenes as teachers fill Capitol

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia teachers are again protesting at the Capitol as the House of Delegates reconvenes for the special legislative session on...

W.Va. principal wants to end valedictorian title, rivalry

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) – A West Virginia high school principal says she favors proposed curriculum changes that would no longer designate a valedictorian. The...

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