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West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission

Charleston, W.Va.



The commission is responsible for developing, establishing and overseeing the implementation of a public-policy agenda for West Virginia's four-year colleges and universities. A two-year, $225,000 grant underwrites the design and startup costs of a text-messaging platform pilot that provides 4,500 students at 14 high-need high schools with counseling and resources to help them transititon successfully from high school to college.