November 18, 2019 Charleston, W.Va. – West Virginia’s cohort graduation rates have hit historic highs according to data released by the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE). The adjusted cohort graduation rates represent the percent of the ninth-grade students who graduate with a regular diploma in four or five years. The 2018-19 school year
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A West Virginia State Police scientist visited Winfield High Schools students in Putnam County to discuss the DNA testing process. The students are a part of the school’s Forensic Science program.
September 12, 2019 Charleston, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) and the West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) announced Marshall County’s Jennifer Schwertfeger as the 2020 West Virginia Teacher of the Year. The announcement was made as part of the West Virginia Teacher of the Year Gala Wednesday night
June 11, 2019 Charleston, W.Va. – Six students from West Virginia’s nationally recognized Career Technical Education (CTE) Simulated Workplace program participated in the first-ever Simulated Workplace Career Signing Day at Dutch Miller today in South Charleston. Recent Automotive Technology graduates signed symbolic employment letters with the company. The signing represents the ongoing partnership
March 11, 2019 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia Superintendent of Schools Dr. Steven Paine today announced opportunities for stakeholders to engage in constructive dialogue regarding possible education reform that may be considered during the special legislative session. The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) will host seven public forums as part of a statewide
February 18, 2019 Charleston, W.Va. – West Virginia Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Steven Paine issued a statement today in response to recent activities: “I regret that circumstances have led to the announcement of work stoppages in many counties throughout the state. I am working diligently with all parties to advocate for a prompt resolution.
February 06, 2019 Martinsburg, W.Va. – First Lady Cathy Justice visited Berkeley County today, to kick-off the expansion of the Communities in Schools (CIS) program. Berkeley County Superintendent Manny Arvon and Curator for the Department of Arts, Culture and History Randall Reid Smith joined First Lady Justice to celebrate the expansion of the program
February 1, 2019 Charleston, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) is seeking partnerships with organizations across the state to help feed children and provide supervised activities during the summer months. When school is out of session during the summer months, community programs and organizations are vital to ensuring children in West
Tech Guru Jennifer Reaves Earns a $25,000 Milken Educator Award for Powering a Grade School Paradigm ShiftSpoorthi Raghunandan2018-12-12T09:18:01+00:00
December 11, 2018 West Virginia educator arms code warriors of all ages at Mylan Park Elementary in Morgantown CHARLESTON, W.Va.—Technology in the classroom can be scary for some, but it becomes scary-good for everyone when implemented by a tech guru like Jennifer Reaves at Morgantown, West Virginia's Mylan Park Elementary School. As the school's