By Bobby Bordelon
The West Virginia Department of Education, after conducting listening session across the state, published a final report and a long set of recommendations on how to improve public education.
Over 20,000 West Virginians participated in the listening sessions, gathering the opinions of students, representatives of higher education, parents, caregivers, advocacy groups, community members, elected officials, and educators. These opinions were complied into the final report, which lists several problems facing the education system, but opens with the largest; the opioid crisis.
To read the full report, download it from the Department of Education's website: https://wvde.us/edvoices/?fbclid=IwAR3lTz-bRBrb_m9jPAOquH4AUMmqoDhvpzOalQizYSAIgK8t6rbuGYb_450
Read more in the Wednesday, May 8, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.