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Bill introduced to end Common Core in schools

If passed, state would adopt Massachusetts curriculum from 2004 until July 2018

Bill introduced to end Common Core in schools

If passed, state would adopt Massachusetts curriculum from 2004 until July 2018

Senate committee approves school nutrition bill

Legislation relaxes school food standards during emergencies

W.Va. GOP wants election changes in possible Manchin gov bid

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — As U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin considers a 2016 return bid for governor, Republicans hope to block West Virginia’s most prominent Democrat from handpicking his Senate successor for two years.

Should he reclaim...

W.Va. delegate appeals for donations for veterans’ program

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Delegate Joshua Nelson is seeking donations of farm equipment for a program that gives a hand to veterans getting into farming.

The Boone Republican is making the appeal for the Veterans and Warriors...

Officials hear charter schools debate
Officials hear charter schools debate

Plans to make West Virginia the 43rd state to allow public charter schools were debated Wednesday during a legislative hearing at the state Capitol.

Since taking control of the Legislature, Senate and House Republicans have come out in favor of...

Bill calls for more focus on U.S., W.Va. history in schools

Legislation calls for more focus on US, W.Va. in state curriculum

Legislation streamlines code relating to children’s services

Bill reorganizes

section of state code, makes no substantive changes

Report says prevailing wage repeal would hurt economy

Study says repealing act would hurt local workers, W.Va. economy

Panel declines changes to public campaign financing

Delegate argues program eliminates perception of bias in judicial system

W.Va. House holding public hearing on charter school bill

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — State lawmakers are holding a public hearing about the possibility of allowing public charter schools in West Virginia.

The House of Delegates is hosting the Education Committee hearing at 5 p.m. on...

Senate Republicans ready for a fight on right to work bill

Measure would prohibit requirement for a person to become a union member

Common Core in crosshairs of WV legislators
Common Core in crosshairs of WV legislators

Members of the West Virginia Legislature’s new political majority are leading efforts in both houses to repeal the state’s use of Common Core education standards and their associated tests.

State Sen. Donna Boley, R-Pleasants, and...

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