WVU Law Faculty Participate in Law Review Education Law Symposium

West Virginia University School of Law faculty members will participate in the West Virginia Law Review's annual symposium to be held today, Thursday, February 21 and tomorrow Friday, February 22, 2019. The Education Law Symposium will explore two landmark education law decisions - Pauley v. Kelly and the Recht Decision. Other symposium topics include the 2018 teacher strikes; recent trends in state education rights litigation; the future for equity in education; and education law in higher learning.

Professors Joshua Weishart, Shine Tu, and Dean Gregory Bowman will all participate as panelists or panel moderators.

The symposium's keynote addresses will be delivered by Professor Derek Black from the University of South Carolina. He will focus on the historical motivations for the right to education in West Virginia and their impact on other states. Former Governor Bob Wise will be a featured speaker at the event and will focus his talk on the impact of the “Recht Decision” and how it relates to current directions in education.

The full program for the symposium is available here.