Bell's Bill Stalls Again

RICHMOND — It hasn't been the easiest ride to get to the state Senate, and now that legislation to change teachers' contracts is there, that body isn't in a hurry to act on it.

The senate, preoccupied with controversial measures on voter I.D. and health measures, opted Monday to postpone consideration of the contract bill, sponsored by Del Richard P. "Dickie" Bell, R-Staunton.

The bill already has been heavily edited in the House and has been met with disapproval by teacher advocacy groups, including the Virginia Education Association.

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