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Patricia Rucker

Sen. Patricia Rucker, R-Jefferson, discusses Senate Bill 274, which was approved Tuesday by the Senate.

The West Virginia Senate approved a bill Tuesday to help students in kindergarten through third grade improve their literacy and numeracy skills, but not before amending it to include yearly dyslexia screenings for students.

Senators passed an amended version of Senate Bill 274, also known as the Third-Grade Success Act. The legislation now advances to the House of Delegates.

Roger Adkins covers politics. He can be reached at 304-348-4814 or email Follow him on Twitter @RadkinsWV.


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