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West Virginia COVID Czar Evaluates Success of Resumed In-Person Learning

February 15th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

The return to classrooms has been a battle in West Virginia and nationally. West Virginia Governor Jim Justice, late last year, set a goal of returning to classrooms by January 19. The state school board laid out a mandate that allowed for a hybrid schedule, with students alternating between in-class and online learning. High school grades would stay home if a map of covid spread is at the highest level. All West Virginia counties — some under pressure —  agreed to the standard laid out by the state. So far so good, according to the state’s COVID-19 Czar Dr Clayton Marsh…