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.
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February 7, 2018 CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE), Office of Adult Education announced today a two-year limited grant opportunity for funding of Adult Education programs in accordance with the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), Title II, Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA) for fiscal year 2019
January 30, 2018 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) programs across West Virginia were recognized today by West Virginia Governor Jim Justice with an executive proclamation naming February JROTC Month. The Governor highlights the many benefits JROTC programs bring to West Virginia students, including preparing “students to lead positive, productive
The GLR Campaign recognized Hancock County, West Virginia, as a 2016 Pacesetter for its outstanding efforts to address the health determinants of early school success, focus on driving with data and creative partner engagement. The local campaign’s health focus is truly exemplary: a 100% immunization rate and 100% well-child visits for every child under
Mark your calendars! The WV Leaders of Literacy: Campaign for Grade-Level Reading is excited to announce the County Team Meeting will be held on April 18th, 2018. The County Team Meeting is a meaningful part of the work that is being done with the Campaign as it will allow county team leaders the chance to
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 Virginia are still
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Nearly seventy West Virginia high schools were recognized for achieving exemplary graduation rates of 90 percent or greater during the 2016-17 school year. Schools were honored by representatives from First Lady Cathy Justice’s office, State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Steven Paine and the West Virginia Board of Education.
Photo Caption (from left to right): Alan Larrick, WV Lottery; Mike Hall, Governor’s Chief of Staff; Dr. Steven Paine, WV Superintendent of Schools; Katlin Thorsell, 2018 WV Teacher of the Year; Paul Espinosa, Education Chairman; WVBE: Board Financial Officer Frank Vitale, Board Vice President Dave Perry, Jeffry Flannigan, Deborah Sullivan, Board Parliamentarian Miller Hall,
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Governor Jim Justice announced in his State of the State address Wednesday evening that the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) has received a stamp of approval from the U.S. Department of Education on its Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Plan. “I am pleased the U.S. Department of Education has approved West
CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The West Virginia Board of Education will meet to conduct routine business on Wednesday, January 10, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. in Capitol Building 6, Room 353 (Board Conference Room), 1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East, Charleston, West Virginia. The meeting will continue on Thursday, January 11, 2018, at 9:00 a.m., in Capitol Building 6, Room 353