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Common Core heads to subcommittee for further discussion

Senate subcommittee

now takes on bill that would repeal education standards in state

Common Core heads to subcommittee for further discussion

Senate subcommittee

now takes on bill that would repeal education standards in state

House passes truancy bill doubling number of allowed absences

Legislation increases number of allowable unexcused absences

Bill aims to fill social worker vacancies

Legislation creates program to recruit, train in order to reduce caseload

Kessler hones political skills in new role as minority leader
Kessler hones political skills in new role as minority leader

Senator says he wants to stand up for

Democratic agenda

Common Core repeal not a sure thing in Senate

GOP officers express concerns with votes, financial ramifications

Common Core talks continue in Legislature
Common Core talks continue in Legislature

Many education leaders oppose repeal of

standards; some urge compromise, changes

Legislature tackles juvenile justice

House, Senate bills

to reform truancy

policies, increase

resources for children

W.Va. lawmakers OK proposal to scale back prevailing wage

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Lawmakers have approved a scale-back of the state’s prevailing wage for public construction projects.

After two-and-a-half hours of debate, the Republican-led House voted 56-39 Saturday to change the...

W.Va. Senate OKs bill to scale back law after chemical spill

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — State senators have approved a push to scale back a wide-ranging law safeguarding against chemical spills from aboveground tanks.

A January 2014 chemical spill that contaminated drinking water for...

Crowd turns out for public hearing on controversial bill

City representatives, LGBT supporters offer emotional testimony against HB 2881

W.Va. Senate leader: “Right-to-work” bill dead this session

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch Carmichael says a push to make West Virginia a right-to-work state is dead this session.

The Jackson County Republican, who sponsored a right-to-work bill, made the comments to The...

W.Va. board of ed members fear movement of Common Core repeal bill
W.Va. board of ed members fear movement of Common Core repeal bill

As Republicans in the House of Delegates fast-track a bill to repeal the use of Common Core education standards, West Virginia Board of Education members will once again ask lawmakers to let them “stay the course.”

Board members...

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