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February 3, 2019

Kids of Many Charter School Backers in WV Senate Don’t Attend Public Schools

Huntington Herald-Dispatch – The administrator of a private religious school sponsored a bill that will let students use public dollars to pay to attend private religious schools. Read full article.

The Senate Education chairwoman, who home-schools her five children, sponsored the bill as well, which critics say will taper funds away from cash-strapped public schools.

At least seven of the 18 Republicans who voted to send a comprehensive education overhaul to the West Virginia Senate floor didn’t send some of their children through the public education system in West Virginia or other states.

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