JUST IN: All 55 West Virginia County Schools Closed Friday For 7th Day


WEST VIRGINIA (WOAY) – All 55 County Schools in West Virginia will be CLOSED, Friday, March 2, 2018.

This will mark the seventh day all schools have been closed due to the teacher walkout.

The WV house passed a 5% pay increase for all teachers, state employees, and police 98-1 on Wednesday night.

The WV Senate voted 20 to 14 to not bring the bill to the floor for a vote and sent it to the Senate Finance Committee

Tyler Barker

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