The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) announced this week that, in collaboration with local school systems, more than a million meals are being provided weekly to children in the state. Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, the West Virginia Division of Tourism, National Guard and Department of Agriculture have worked in partnership with
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Over the past several weeks, schools and families have shared the various ways teachers are staying in touch with their students. Some have turned to technology with video conferencing and YouTube lessons, while others have relied on telephone, texts and emails to communicate with their classrooms. But Lori Clark, a kindergarten teacher at Spring Mills Elementary School in Berkeley County, thought of a unique way to let her
West Virginia schools and career technical centers are stepping up to fill the need for personal protective equipment for the state’s health care industry. From loaning out 3D printers to donating approximately 65,000 protective items, the COVID-19 pandemic has proven once again that West Virginians help West
West Virginia Superintendent of Schools W. Clayton Burch announced today that more than 1 million meals have been provided to West Virginia children during the novel coronavirus pandemic. When Governor Jim Justice announced the school closure last month, he directed that children who depend on school meals must continue to be
March 27, 2020 CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE), at the request of Governor Jim Justice, continues to work with counties to shift to more efficient models to feed children during the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic. As the state moves from immediate nutritional triage to long-term distribution plans, Superintendent W.
March 25, 2020 Charleston, W.Va. – Due to the continued spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in West Virginia, Governor Jim Justice announced today that all public and private schools will remain closed with plans to reopen on Monday, April 20, 2020. During this closure period, pre-k-12 public and private school facilities will not
March 23, 2020 Charleston, W.Va. - As of today, the majority of West Virginia counties and school staff are continuing to provide meals for children according to the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE). As we enter week two of the novel coronavirus outbreak, schools remain closed, but the need to feed children remains.
We are so grateful for everyone dedicating themselves to helping ensure West Virginia’s children are fed. Here is a glimpse of some of the fantastic work happening in our counties. We encourage you to share your stories with us using #WVHeroesofEd.
The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) Office of Child Nutrition has worked with all 55 counties to open sites to feed children this week. Starting tomorrow, Monday, March 16, counties will begin to open more than 500 sites around the state to ensure children who require school breakfasts and lunches will receive meals
February 19, 2020 Charleston, W.Va - The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) Office of Adult Education announces funding for Adult Education programs and Integrated English Language and Civics 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 2021