W.Va. School Board to Discuss Audit Response

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Monday, November 19, 2012

The West Virginia Board of Education is preparing its response to a wide-ranging audit of the state's education system and President Wade Linger says his top priority is increasing student achievement.

West Virginia's graduation rate is 78 percent and one in four high school students does not graduate on time, Linger said in a news release.

He also cited a recent report by Education Week that gave West Virginia an F in K-12 achievement.

"These are statistics that must be turned around," Linger said.

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