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Agency to Hold Town Hall on Academic Standards

Students raising their hands

The public will have an opportunity to learn about West Virginia’s academic standards for grades K-12 at a town hall meeting in Wheeling.

The West Virginia Department of Education says the town hall will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at West Liberty University’s Academic, Sports and Recreation Complex.

The meeting will include an open question and answer session and a brief informational session.

Tuesday’s town hall is one of a series of regional meetings around the state regarding the Next Generation Standards.

The final meeting is scheduled for Sept. 29 at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown.

Previous meetings were held in Morgantown, Huntington, South Charleston, Athens and Mount Gay.