High school student Rania Zuri has made it her mission to end book deserts in West Virginia. Book deserts are places without libraries and bookstores, threatening literacy rates for young children. A senior at Morgantown High School, Zuri founded the LiTEArary Society to provide books to preschool children across West Virginia.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On this West Virginia Morning, Education Reporter Chris Schulz sat down with West Virginia teachers Shane Healy and Robin Chancey on our latest episode of The Legislature Today to discuss the state of our schools and some of the proposed changes.
Also, in this show, our Mountain Stage Song of the Week comes to us from journeyman songwriter James McMurtry. We listen to his song “Canola Fields,” which is the opening track of McMurtry’s acclaimed New West release The Horses and the Hounds.
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