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Judy Hale: Stuborn facts set record straight
In this op-ed, appearing in the March 24th Sunday edition of the Charleston Gazette, AFT-WV president Judy Hale refutes an op-ed by Mike Stuart.
Education Week photo blog spotlights McDowell project
Check out the photo blog and article appearing in Education Week about Reconnecting McDowell and the wonderful teachers, school service personnel and students of McDowell County.
Making a Difference: Kanawha Co. member profiled by AFT
Deborah Cannada, the librarian at West Side Elementary in Kanawha County, is profiled by the national AFT as an educator making a difference every day.
Making a Difference: Fayette Co. member profiled by AFT
AFT-WV member Christy Gill, an art teacher at Divide Elementary in Fayette County, is profiled on the national AFT website as an example of educators who are making a difference everyday. Watch the video below.
Education Audit Report Released
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced the four regional and local school system audits conducted for the Education Efficiency Audit of West Virginia’s Primary and Secondary Education System are now online.
Public Works LLC reviewed Taylor County Schools, Wyoming County Schools, Harrison County Schools and Regional Education Service Agency 7 (RESA) to identify inefficiencies and discover potential cost savings. Data from these audits support the state audit report released last week.
A copy of the full reports can be found online on the governor’s website at this link.
Fayette County Member Recognized by National AFT
Christy Gill, an art teacher at Divide Elementary in Fayette County, is profiled by the national AFT as being a very special AFT member who has gone above and beyond—both in and outside the workplace—to help their students succeed, or to provide exemplary service to the public, or just to make their communities better places to live. Click her name above to read the profile.
AFT Video Showcases Community School
Great things are happening at West Side Elementary in Charleston, WV! Watch the video and see how the local school system, AFT-WV, faith-based community groups and other organizations are coming together to make a difference.
The Power of Partnerships
AFT president Randi Weingarten kicked off her back to school tour with visits to West Side Elementary School in Charleston, WV and Mount View High School in rural McDowell County.