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RIFs Will Be Necessary

January 23, 2013

It appears as if the Wetzel County Board of Education will be making cuts in employees this year, mandated under the West Virginia Legislature’s school aid funding formula....

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wvmountaineer

Jan-26-13 9:47 AM

I don't give a * about a "city" reaping the benefits. It's about the kids reaping the benefits of a good education. I'm all for town spirit and pride, but put the welfare of the kids first over and above the faded glory and memories of yesteryear.....here comes the tar and feathers....

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wvmountaineer

Jan-26-13 9:45 AM

To make it work and keep travel times to a minimum, it would have to be in the center of the county, like Tyler Consolidated. Probably out toward Hundred along Rt. 7.

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Orlando

Jan-24-13 6:31 PM

wvmountaineer: My question wasn't the economics of consolidation. It's what or where it would be located? What city would reap the benefits of it's location?

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Orlando

Jan-24-13 10:56 AM

wvmountaineer....what city would benefit from a consolidated school?

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Orlando

Jan-24-13 10:54 AM

I just don't understand WV Goverment. You have a new wells being drilled producing large amounts of oil and gas. Isn't WV getting taxes from the minerals being mined and extracted from within the state? WV should be loaded with surplus funds!

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wvmountaineer

Jan-24-13 10:54 AM

Consolidation would fix it and expand the types of classes available to students in preparing them for the job market and college....but keeping schools in ever shrinking communities is far more important...

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