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Community college could be free in West Virginia ... if you pass a drug test

By Georgia Wieland-Stanford

[Daily Tarheel . com]


The West Virginia state legislature is considering a bill that would make community college free for all state residents, but students must pass a drug test every semester to be eligible. 


As the national opioid epidemic continues, colleges must find ways to help students recover. The proposed bill, West Virginia Senate Bill 284, says the hope that comes with increased access to education and employment opportunities can fight the spread of drug addiction. 

“West Virginia currently faces a human capital crisis, as the state regularly ranks amongst the lowest states in the nation in... [CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE]

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[CURATED CONTENT: Written By Georgia Wieland-Stanford, February 5, 2018 - originally published on DAILYTARHEEL.COM]


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