Hopefuls for W.Va. Governor Give Their Best Pitch to Teachers Union
Three candidates for governor of West Virginia let their ideas be graded by one of West Virginia’s big teachers unions.
Education issues have been front and center in West Virginia in recent years.
Two years ago, teachers went on statewide strike for nine days over pay and ever-increasing out-of-pocket costs for health insurance. Last year, an omnibus education bill that included a charter schools provision prompted a shorter teachers strike.