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Editorial: W.Va. local school systems need money more than state

From the Parkersburg News and Sentinel:

State Board of Education members are considering changes in West Virginia’s public school funding formula. Needless to say, that has some educators in the 55 counties concerned.

Board members have a variety of initiatives on which they would like to spend more money. They range from paying teachers more to hiring more “response personnel.” That category includes school nurses, guidance counselors and psychologists. Some board members think school systems should get more state help with building maintenance and technical education programs.

It all sounds good. But from where will the money come? …

Read the editorial at http://www.newsandsentinel.com/opinion/editorials/2018/12/school-funds-local-systems-need-money-more-than-state/

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