AFT-WV activists discussed and determined the union's legislative priorities at the Legislative Summit held in September. Delegates at the 2014 AFT-WV convention approved these priorities.
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Charleston, WV –The president of AFT-West Virginia commended the House Education Committee for passing an amended version of HB 4394 during yesterday’s meeting, “The amended version of the bill will require transparency in job postings and hiring procedures, improving the integrity of the hiring system.”
Last year’s education reform bill SB359, empowered teachers and principals with a voice in hiring the best teachers for their schools. “All of our students deserve to be taught by the most qualified teacher,” explained Christine Campbell.
During the 2012 AFT-WV Legislative Retreat, AFT members from across the state gathered in Charleston to prioritize the union's legislative agenda. The recommendations from the retreat are compiled and prepared for final approval during the AFT-WV Convention.
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