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Justice Discusses Reasons for Decision to Reopen Elementary/Middle Scools

December 31st, 2020 by WCBC Radio

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice has announced that all public schools will reopen to in-person education for elementary and middle school students on Jan. 19. During his regular COVID-19 briefing, Justice said this plan will give teachers, staff and students a little more than two weeks to prepare. He further announced that that high school students will still use the West Virginia County Alert Map and that those in “orange” advisory will be allowed to have in-person education.  Justice said that despite the best efforts of everyone involved, the virtual learning program is simply not working…