West Virginia lawmakers eye redistricting, free college

Posted: Jan. 19, 2018 | Source: AP News

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia lawmakers advanced a proposal for redistricting House of Delegates seats Friday and have begun considering free community and technical college during the first full week of their 2018 session.

Hundreds of other bills were freshly introduced, several at the request of the Justice administration. Those included plans to fund residents’ tuition toward college associate’s and certificate degrees in technical trades and to help vocational high school students gain college credits. (more…)

Homeschoolers push Tebow bill at West Virginia Capitol

By: MetroNews Staff | Posted: Jan. 16, 2018 | Source: WV MetroNews

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A Clay County woman said she believes her two homeschooled sons, ages 16 and 11, are academically on par with their peers in public schools and she wants to see them and other homeschoolers have access to the same extracurriculars.

It’s about homeschool freedom and a parent’s right to choose, argued Wendy Summers with the Christian Home Educators of West Virginia on Tuesday’s MetroNews “Talkline.” (more…)