CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) – A motion for PK-8 students to return to in-person instruction four or five days a week by March 3 went up for a vote Tuesday afternoon during a West Virginia Board of Education meeting and was passed unanimously.
Board members also recommended that high school students return to in-person instruction five days a week unless the county is listed as red on the state’s color-coded map.
Prior to the vote, board members heard from Dr. Clay Marsh, West Virginian’s Coronavirus Czar.
Dr. Marsh told board members he believed it was safe for students to return to in-person learning and that in 2020 schools experienced no spread between teachers and students. However, Marsh said it was up to members to do what