It's not often our elected leaders come together to hammer
out a real compromise, but it appears that Governor Tomblin's education reform
bill is going to go from mere legislation to much-needed reality.
While it may not be perfect, this bill is proof that our lawmakers – and all
parties – can come together, put aside politics and old ideas, and do
But this is only one part of the issue – to truly give our kids a great future,
we must address this state's rampant poverty.
It's only when we create real, sustained prosperity, that we can truly move this state forward.