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Legislative LookAhead: Lawmakers must consider ‘demographic cliff’ and declining ‘college-going rate’ when looking at higher education in West Virginia

Expert: Prospective companies want 'skilled, highly educated workforce' but lack of teachers, encouragement and costs impact college enrollment

By Autumn Shelton, WV Press Association

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Education is a main concern for state legislators as they prepare for their 60-day session beginning on Wednesday, but it’s not just K-12 classrooms they must consider – it’s providing the state’s students with the ability to attend institutions of higher . . .