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Union Leaders Announce West Virginia Teachers’ Strike


Education union leaders have announced a statewide teacher strike effective tomorrow in West Virginia. 

Leaders of the of WVEA, AFT-WV, and WVSSPA announced the decision at a press conference just minutes ago. 

They say they had no other choice but to call the strike in response to the education reform bill working its way through the West Virginia statehouse. 

When asked about the length of the strike leaders say they will be considering things day by day. 

This is a developing story and we will continue to bring you updates as they come into the newsroom.

Local school closings:

  • Brooke County Schools
  • Hancock County Schools
  • Marshall County Schools
  • Ohio County Schools
  • Pleasants County Schools
  • Wetzel County Schools

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