By Leah Tuckwiller
Senate Bill 451, the omnibus education reform bill, has passed in the Senate and was ordered to the House of Delegates during the Senate session on Monday, January 4.
Despite outspoken public opposition and dedicated efforts in the state Senate to either amend or defeat the bill, SB451 moves on with only some of the long list of proposed amendments attached. Senator for the 10th district, Stephen Baldwin, argued on the Senate floor yesterday that the bill's passage is a failure to understand what citizens of the state actually want, given the outcry from the public and from state educators.
Read more in the Tuesday, February 5, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.