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How A Bill Becomes Law


The WV Legislature is responsible for many of the laws that affect the daily lives of educators and their students. But unless you are a civics teacher, the legislative process can be a little confusing!

Use this helpful reference guide to learn how a bill becomes a law in West Virginia.

In 2012, numerous WV Board of Education policies related to student behavior were revamped and consolidated into one large policy addressing the issue.  Policy 4373 :Expected Student Behavior in Safe and Supportive Schools was passed by the WV Board of Education.

AFT-WV has created a brochure to outline this policy and simplify the details. Click here to download a printable brochure from AFT-WV.