December 14, 2018 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Five Simulated Workplace companies from across the state presented their winning ideas for developing, designing and constructing innovative community projects to the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) this week. These five projects, which represent plans for public, private, commercial, or residential use, were chosen out of dozens submitted
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December 13, 2018 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) unanimously approved six recommendations for increased education funding at its meeting this week. The recommendations, which will be presented to state lawmakers, were outlined through the WVBE’s committee on school finance and funding. “The committee discussed nearly 30 areas to consider for
December 7, 2018 CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE), West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) and local military representatives joined together today to resign the Common Ground Compact, reaffirming the partnership between education and the military. Along with West Virginia Superintendent, Dr. Steven Paine representing the WVDE and State Board of
November 14, 2018 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – It is technology recycling at its best. As part of the secondlaunchWV initiative, more than fourteen thousand digital items bound for state surplus have been rerouted to the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) to be rebuilt, refurbish and reinvest into schools across the Mountain State. Through the
October 15, 2018 Charleston, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) will provide Mentor Program sessions for more than 150 teachers this fall to assist counties as they support new teachers. Participants are experienced teachers who provide school and county-based support. Strengthening support for new teachers is critical for recruiting and retaining teachers.
October 12, 2018 CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) adopted four policies during its monthly meeting this week. The meeting was held off-site in the media center of Petersburg High School in Grant County, W.Va. All policies were previously available online for a 30-day comment period, and comments were considered
October 1, 2018 U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today recognized three West Virginia schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2018. The recognition is based on a school’s overall academic performance or progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups. The state’s 2018 National Blue Ribbon Schools are Allen T. Allison Elementary, Hancock
September 20, 2018 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A variety of stakeholders, including educators, administrators and district representatives attended a two-day, multi-disciplinary workshop to discuss school safety challenges and highlights. The West Virginia School Safety Planning Workshop was facilitated by the National Governors Association and the National School Safety Alliance in partnership with the West Virginia
September 13, 2018 Results Provide Valuable Information on Schools’ Success and Areas Needing Improvement CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Today the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) unveiled the West Virginia Schools Balanced Scorecard (Balanced Scorecard), which outlines accountability ratings for each public school in the Mountain State as part of West Virginia’s School Accountability System (WVAS). Schools were evaluated
August 14, 2018 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) will convene a two-day professional learning session for its members this month to broaden their knowledge and understanding of key areas of board governance. The training, scheduled for August 27- 28, in the WVBE Board Room (Building 6, room 353 of