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West Virginia Teachers Keep On Fighting As Legislature Debates Charter Schools and Education Savings Accounts

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Here is an in-depth account of the ongoing battle by teachers in West Virginia to keep charters and vouchers out of their state. But,  The Republican majority in the legislature is determined to introduce privatization, despite the poor results in other states, and have   added provisions to the pending legislation to prevent walkouts in the future.. a poison pill had been added to the Senate's omnibus bill---to ban strikes by teachers! The amendment also says no county superintendent may close school in anticipation of a strike.  And the amendment says that if a strike causes school to be closed then that school can't participate in extracurricular activities... Democrats in the Senate argued that the provision was retaliatory for the strikes of the past two years.'  What happens next will be decided by the House and Governor Jim Justice.

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