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Raleigh, Greenbrier delegates selected for leadership roles in education reform committees

By JORDAN NELSON

The Register-Herald

From left, Del. Jeffrey Pack, R-Raleigh, Del. Brandon Steele, R-Raleigh, Del. Cindy Lavender-Bowe, D-Greenbrier

BECKLEY, W.Va. — Two Raleigh County delegates and one Greenbrier County delegate have been chosen to serve in leadership roles on “Select Committees on Education Reform” during the “education betterment” special session. 

Del. Jeffrey Pack and Del. Brandon Steele, both R-Raleigh, were selected by House Speaker Roger Hanshaw, R-Clay, to be vice chairmen. Minority Leader Tim Miley, D-Harrison, made selections for Minority Chairs/Vice-Chairs for the select committees on education reform. Del. Cindy Lavender-Bowe, D-Greenbrier, was named as a minority chairwoman. 

The West Virginia House of Delegates plans to reconvene Monday, June 17 to take up he Student Success Act, Senate Bill 1039. The bill is another comprehensive education reform bill including the possibility of charter schools, a pay raise for teachers, incentives for teachers who go into certain subject areas, more funding for wraparound services, and more.

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