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West Virginia unions inviting public education input

By Ryan Quinn, Charleston Gazette-Mail

Charleston, W.Va. — Two major West Virginia school worker unions are inviting people to six public “focus groups” on how to improve public education.

The American Federation of Teachers’ West Virginia branch and the West Virginia Education Association will host their first meeting Tuesday in Morgantown, and their last Dec. 15 online.

“Both organizations are very dissatisfied with the results of the National Assessment of Educational Progress [NAEP] scores and are asking for input from everyone involved in our school systems, including parents, to participate in one of the focus groups,” the unions said in a news release. “The focus groups will be asked to provide their input and ideas on the resources, supports, training, community and parent engagement and other factors that will help improve student achievement in West Virginia.” …

To read more: https://www.wvgazettemail.com/news/education/wv-unions-inviting-public-education-input/article_bf9ebf5b-c313-5810-a89d-55dc52220600.html

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