American Federation of Teachers-West Virginia

A huge education reform bill was revealed in the Senate Education Committee. We bring you up-to-date on the bill’s latest action, and we also take a closer look at broadband expansion legislation moving through the statehouse.

West Virginia Morning
West Virginia Public Broadcasting

Tuesday March 6th is the ninth day of the teacher and school personnel work stoppage over pay and benefits. On last night’s episode of The Legislature Today, host Andrea Lannom spoke with Bob Brown of the American Federation of Teachers – West Virginia chapter. The West Virginia Education Association, AFT, and the West Virginia School Service Personnel Association said in a joint statement this weekend they were quote, "angry and disappointed” with the Senate’s actions. 

Updated: Sunday, Feb. 11 at 10:25 p.m.


State leaders of unions representing teachers and school service personnel have been authorized to take statewide action.

More than 150 union members representing all 55 counties met with state chapter presidents Dale Lee, of the West Virginia Education Association, and Christine Campbell, of the American Federation of Teachers-West Virginia.