On May 22, 1933, the West Virginia legislature passed a bill overhauling the state education system, replacing independent and magisterial school districts with 55 county school boards.
"Bill in Brief" (County School Unit Plan)
"Fundamental Provisions of School Measure Unchanged" (County School Unit Plan)
"County Unit Fight Ends As House Adopts Joint Committee Compromise" (County School Unit Plan)
Legislation Permitting the Establishment of the County Unit Plan of School Organization
West Virginia Board of Education Minutes Establishing Regulations for County Boards of Education
William W. Trent Collection
On This Day in West Virginia History: May