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:
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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
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
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
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
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
West Virginia Board of Education and Nicholas County Board of Education Approve Mediation Process for Rebuilding Nicholas County SchoolsSpoorthi Raghunandan 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
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.
February 20, 2018 Charleston, W.Va. –West Virginia Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Steven Paine issued a statement today in response to the planned statewide work stoppage: “As a lifelong educator, I fully recognize and support the work of our teachers and service personnel. Our educators are committed to their profession and dedicate their passions every
February 13, 2018 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) announced that for the fourth year in a row West Virginia is leading the nation in school breakfast participation. The School Breakfast Scorecard ranks states and the District of Columbia on the basis of participation of low-income children in the School Breakfast Program.