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"Grow Your Own” program aims to help WV high schoolers find careers as teachers


An exciting new program could help future teachers in West Virginia graduate from college debt-free.

West Virginia state superintendent Clayton Burch was at Mercer County Technical Education Center today as he and other educators announced the debut of West Virginia’s “Grow Your Own” program.

The new program aims to help students who want to become teachers get a leg up on their college coursework by making college-level education courses available to high school students.

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