WV Legislators to reconvene May 20th for special session on education

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WDTV) -- The West Virginia Legislature will reconvene on May 20th for a special session on education.

According to a letter to legislators from Senate President Mitch Carmichael and House Speaker Roger Hanshaw, the session will begin at 2 p.m. next Monday.

The special session was announced months ago after the second teacher strike in around a year. Education leaders in the state recently hosted public forums to discuss issues to be presented to legislators for the session. You can read the final report, entitled West Virginia's Voice by visiting the Related Link (to the right on desktop, below on mobile).

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