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West Virginia House of Delegates works on community and technical college bill

By STEVEN ALLEN ADAMS

The Parkersburg News and Sentinel

CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — The West Virginia Senate saw the defeat of its landmark education reform bill, but there is still hope for the Senate’s effort to make community and technical college more affordable.

The House Education Committee started work on Senate Bill 1, creating a last-dollar-in program for two-year community and technical college education.

The bill would establish the Advanced Career Education (ACE) program and the WV Invests Grant Program to help high school students, graduates, and adult learners get the skills needed to enter the West Virginia workforce.

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