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first_img Linkedin Twitter CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A report released ahead of the West Virginia Legislature’s special session on education recommends addressing the consequences of poverty and the opioid crisis on children.The report released Tuesday by the state Department of Education was based on surveys of students and educators along with comments from forums held around the state.Republican Gov. Jim Justice called the special session after the GOP-led Legislature was unable to agree on teacher pay raises and other education measures. Senate President Mitch Carmichael has said he wants comprehensive education changes to improve classroom performances.But West Virginia has one of the nation’s highest poverty rates and by far the highest rate of drug overdose deaths. The report found that “public schools carry much of the burden created by abuse, neglect and household dysfunction.”The full report can be seen below:Failed to fetch Error: URL to the PDF file must be on exactly the same domain as the current web page. Click here for more info___Online:Report: www.wvde.us/edvoices Previous PostGeorgia Governor Signs Abortion Ban After Fetal Heartbeat Mail Tyler Barker Tyler Barker is currently the Interim News Director and Digital Content Manager for WOAY-TV. I was promoted to this job in Mid-November. I still will fill in on weather from time to time. Follow me on Facebook and Twitter @wxtylerb. Have any news tips or weather questions? Email me at [email protected] Next PostUPDATE: Name Released Of Pipeline Protester In Summers County Home NewsWatch Education WV Department Of Education Releases Final Report; Opioid Crisis, Poverty Harms West Virginia Students Google+ Pinterest Facebook Tumblr EducationFeaturedNewsWatchState News WV Department Of Education Releases Final Report; Opioid Crisis, Poverty Harms West Virginia Students By Tyler BarkerMay 07, 2019, 13:37 pm 274 0 last_img

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