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Bus Driver Shortage Persists Statewide

West Virginia has not been immune to a countrywide shortage of certified bus drivers to provide transportation for students. The problem and its solution lies with each county and its school system.

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Back To School And Masking: Kanawha County Superintendent Talks Returning to Classes

As West Virginia counties return to school, the debate over masks in classrooms continues. Last week, Kanawha County Schools -- home of the state’s capital city -- was the first school system to return for the fall. The county was also the first district to issue a masking mandate for all students in pre-K-5th grade.

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The Front Porch Network Is A Lifeline In Appalachia

A traditional gathering place where the public meets the private becomes the critical point of contact for Appalachian families.On any day in Appalachia,…

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September 3, 1974: Kanawha Co. Schools Reopen Amidst High Tensions Over Textbooks

On September 3, 2974, Kanawha County schools opened amid high tensions. Months earlier, school board member Alice Moore had objected to the content of new…

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