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March 17, 2021

Senate Passes ESAs Bill, Governor Lets Teacher Strike Bill Be Law Without Signature

West Virginia MetroNews – Both houses of the Legislature have passed a bill that would divert dollars for students leaving public schools for private school or homeschooling. Read the full article.

And the governor let go into law without his signature a bill clarifying that strikes against the state by public employees including educators are unlawful. The governor also signed a bill late last week allowing faster expansion of West Virginia’s fledgling charter school system.

Add all that up, and it’s what West Virginia teachers unions continue to call legislative payback against public educators.

“It’s been a retaliatory session,” West Virginia Education Association President Dale Lee said today at the Capitol.

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