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WVBE Issues Statement Following Supreme Court Ruling

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October 10, 2017

Charleston, W.Va. – The West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) and West Virginia Superintendent of Schools, Steven Paine issued a statement today following the Supreme Court ruling on Nicholas County:

“The West Virginia Board of Education and State Superintendent of Schools are appreciative of the West Virginia Supreme Court’s ruling today in the Nicholas County case. We remain focused on finding a resolution that meets the best interest of all students in Nicholas County. We look forward to working cooperatively with the citizens of Nicholas County, the Nicholas County Board of Education, Governor Justice, the West Virginia Legislature and FEMA to ensure that all of the students in Nicholas County are educated in quality facilities and have access to the effective and diverse educational opportunities that all West Virginia students deserve.”

Links to the Supreme Court’s ruling can be found by visiting:

http://www.courtswv.gov/supreme-court/docs/fall2017/17-0767.pdf

http://www.courtswv.gov/supreme-court/docs/fall2017/17-0767c-loughry.pdf

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