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W.Va. legislative special session will reconvene next Monday, may not be on education

By Ryan Quinn, Charleston Gazette-Mail

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia House of Delegates Speaker Roger Hanshaw and state Senate President Mitch Carmichael announced Monday the special legislative session on education will reconvene at 2 p.m. on May 20.

There haven’t been announcements as to what, specifically, the session will include. These Republican legislative leaders have said they plan to again push, among other things, legalizing charter schools and non-public school vouchers.

But Senate spokeswoman Jacque Bland wrote in an email that, at this point, the plan when the special session restarts Monday is for lawmakers to work only on regular legislative session bills that were vetoed on technicalities — not special session education issues. The session could then break again and reconvene later. …

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