CHARLESTON, WV (IWVP) – The teachers of West Virginia were on strike for two days in 2019 after striking for nine in 2018. On this week’s Inside West Virginia Politics, we look at what lead to the strike, what happened during the strike, and what’s coming down the road.
In segment 1, Senate President Mitch Carmichael (R-Jackson) talks about what’s next for education reform in West Virginia.
In segment 2, Minority Leader, Delegate Tim Miley (D-Harrison) talks about the impact of the striking teachers at the Capitol.
In segment 3, Fred Albert, the President of the American Federation of Teachers in West Virginia, talks about their concerns moving forward this Legislative session.
In segment 4, Majority Whip, Delegate Paul Espinosa (R-Jefferson) addresses whether bundling all the education reform proposals into one bill was a bad idea.
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