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Tech Guru Jennifer Reaves Earns a $25,000 Milken Educator Award for Powering a Grade School Paradigm Shift

2018-12-12T09:18:01+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

Tech Guru Jennifer Reaves Earns a $25,000 Milken Educator Award for Powering a Grade School Paradigm Shift2018-12-12T09:18:01+00:00

School Finance Committee Narrows Focus on Education Funding

2018-11-09T14:17:19+00:00

November 9, 2018 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The State Board of Education’s committee on school finance and funding outlined six areas of concern to report to the West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) to consider to improve education funding at its meeting this week. The committee concluded that student needs have changed dramatically over the last

School Finance Committee Narrows Focus on Education Funding2018-11-09T14:17:19+00:00

Finalists Announced for 2019 West Virginia Teacher of the Year

2018-06-22T15:53:41+00:00

June 22, 2018 Charleston, W.Va. ­– The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) today announced five finalists for the coveted West Virginia Teacher of the Year Award. The educators were selected from the 2018 county teacher of the year winners and represent excellence in the profession and dedication to students. This year’s finalists are:

Finalists Announced for 2019 West Virginia Teacher of the Year2018-06-22T15:53:41+00:00

Flanagan Resigns from State Board of Education

2018-05-03T16:50:28+00:00

May 3, 2018 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Jeffrey D. Flanagan of Kanawha County has tendered his resignation as a member of the West Virginia State Board of Education effective immediately. In a letter received by Gov. Jim Justice on Thursday, Flanagan said, “After many days and hours of prayer, I have decided that I am

Flanagan Resigns from State Board of Education2018-05-03T16:50:28+00:00

Potential School Plan Proposed for Nicholas County Schools

2018-04-30T16:58:39+00:00

April 30th, 2018 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Nicholas County mediation team, including representatives of the West Virginia Department of Education, West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) and the Nicholas County Board of Education (NCBOE) today released a potential plan for the rebuilding of Nicholas County Schools, inclusive of school locations and configurations. The mediation

Potential School Plan Proposed for Nicholas County Schools2018-04-30T16:58:39+00:00

Public Comments Compiled on Rebuilding Nicholas County Schools

2018-04-26T15:08:52+00:00

April 26, 2018 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Consensus Building Institute (CBI) today release a compilation of public input received concerning the rebuilding of Nicholas County Schools. Input was received between March 29, 2018 and April 24, 2018 via email and in the form of public comment cards, index cards and sticky notes placed on

Public Comments Compiled on Rebuilding Nicholas County Schools2018-04-26T15:08:52+00:00

WV IDEA, Part B Funding Application, 2018-2019

2018-03-15T16:03:35+00:00

The West Virginia Department of Education has published the annual funding application for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Part B on its Web site at https://wvde.us/special-education/finance/annual-state-idea-funding-application/ for public review and comment.  The application, which will be submitted to the U.S. Department of Education, addresses requirements of the act and the state’s use of

WV IDEA, Part B Funding Application, 2018-20192018-03-15T16:03:35+00:00

State Superintendent Issues Statement on Remainder of School Year

2018-03-06T17:06:08+00:00

March 6th, 2018 CHARLESTON, W.Va. –West Virginia Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Steven Paine issued a statement today regarding the remainder of the school year: “It truly is a great day for education in West Virginia. I am pleased that our students, teachers and service personnel will return to school on Wednesday, March 7 following

State Superintendent Issues Statement on Remainder of School Year2018-03-06T17:06:08+00:00

West Virginia Board of Education and Nicholas County Board of Education Approve Mediation Process for Rebuilding Nicholas County Schools

2018-04-03T14:08:46+00:00

February 28, 2018 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Board of Education met in a joint session with the Nicholas County Board of Education on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 to discuss the joint mediation process for Nicholas County schools impacted by the 2016 floods. During this meeting, board members heard from Stacie Smith, Senior

West Virginia Board of Education and Nicholas County Board of Education Approve Mediation Process for Rebuilding Nicholas County Schools2018-04-03T14:08:46+00:00

State Superintendent Issues Update on Work Stoppage

2018-02-26T10:49:15+00:00

February 24, 2018 Charleston, W.Va. –West Virginia Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Steven Paine issued a statement today in response to the continued statewide work stoppage: “Today I met with all county superintendents regarding the planned work stoppage for next week. Many asked whether the state was planning to pursue legal action in this matter.

State Superintendent Issues Update on Work Stoppage2018-02-26T10:49:15+00:00