AG’s office issues opinion on dual enrollment involving Hope Scholarship

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office has issued an opinion saying county school boards and public schools can’t take certain actions against full-time students who also attend private school programs.

“Excluding students from public schools merely because they are pursuing additional educational opportunities elsewhere would contravene both the United States and West Virginia Constitutions and state statutes,” the November 16 opinion states. “The same is true of any attempt by county school boards or schools to bar students from participating in nonpublic school programs while attending public schools.”

Read more on West Virginia Record.

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