CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Preliminary data is being looked at by the state Department of Education and school officials across West Virginia resulting from the eight public forums on education.

Discussions were had on Wednesday at a state Department of Education board meeting as the department is in the process of putting together the final numbers and observations from the forums into a report.

Steve Paine

Dr. Steve Paine, state Superintendent of Schools said that the goal of the forums was to see what was valuable to the educational stakeholders in an educational reform package knowing that the special session is coming.

Stacie Smith, a professional facilitator of the nonprofit Consensus Building Institute, who put on the forums, said she felt the stakeholders really felt heard

Read More At Article Source | Article Attribution