Teacher Shortage

Stickers And The Trouble With Indian Creek, Inside Appalachia

This week on Inside Appalachia, we meet a West Virginia artist who designs stickers, t-shirts, patches and pins. She draws on classic Appalachian phrases her family has used for years. Also, people who live near Indian Creek in southern West Virginia say something is wrong with the water. Tests show contamination from a nearby mine.

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Special Education Staffing, School Athletics Discussed In Education Committees

The House Education Committee moved to address a critical shortage of special education staff, while the Senate Education Committee took a rarely seen action in their meeting. 

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Teacher Shortages, DHHR Issues, King Coal Highway And Hornyheads, This West Virginia Week

his week on West Virginia Week we learn about a program to alleviate teacher shortages, splitting up the Department of Health and Human Resources along with opening up a long overdue section of the King Coal Highway. 

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Legislators Hear Update On Plan To Address Teacher Shortage

Now in its second year, the West Virginia Grow Your Own program aims to start students interested in becoming teachers on the path to certification in high school.

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