School Choice

Sen. Rucker Denounces Home School Policy Reform After Death Of Boone County Girl

Conversations around the death of a young girl in Boone County have some officials questioning whether home school rules need to change. Now advocates of home schooling and school choice are saying that home schooling has become a scapegoat for other systemic failures. 

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Special Session On Homeschool Oversight Possible After Death Of Boone County Teen

Gov. Jim Justice said Friday that he is open to calling a special session of the state legislature to reexamine government oversight of homeschooling after the death of 14-year-old Kyneddi Miller.

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A Discussion On Homeschooling, This West Virginia Morning

On this West Virginia Morning, Randy Yohe sat down with public school teacher Del. Jeff Stephens, R-Marshall, and Sen. Patricia Rucker, R-Jefferson, Chair of the Senate School Choice Committee, for a discussion on homeschooling.

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Lawmakers Talk Homeschooling In W.Va.

On this episode of The Legislature Today, about 20,000 West Virginia children are homeschooled, with that numbers growing every day. Some officials in state education and the West Virginia Legislature help champion school choice. Others worry about the quality of the education and the safety of homeschooled children.  

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