February 12, 2020 Charleston, W.Va. – The West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) adopted three policies during its monthly meeting in Charleston this week. All policies were previously available online for a 30- or 45-day comment period, and comments were considered in the adopted policies. A brief description of each policy can be found below. Policy 2322,
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February 6, 2020 Huntington, W.Va. –The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) and Marshall University today unveiled the ReClaim West Virginia (ReClaimWV) Initiative, the WVDE’s comprehensive program designed to support schools, educators, school personnel, families and students affected by the substance misuse crisis in West Virginia. Attendees learned about the significant resources available to
February 5, 2020 Charleston, W. Va. – West Virginia State Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Steven L. Paine announced Wednesday that he will retire from his position effective June 30, 2020, or before if the State Board finds a suitable replacement prior to June 30, to care for a family member who is experiencing significant health
January 29, 2020 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 during the summer months, community programs and organizations are vital to ensuring children in West Virginia are still
January 21, 2020 Policy 2510 is currently out for public comment. The comment period is vital to the West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) in making informed policy decisions. While the comment period is open until January 24, 2020, this review has brought a vigorous response from the public and, most importantly, our educators. The
Study Seeks to Help States Become More Effective at Implementing Pre-K and Other Programs for Young ChildrenJessica Hall2020-01-20T12:43:08+00:00
January 20, 2020 NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -- Seeking to make the administration of early childhood education services more effective, the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) is studying how states implement pre-K programs and other major initiatives for young children. West Virginia is one of four states selected to participate in the study. NIEER seeks
National Institute Partners with West Virginia to Gauge Quality of State’s Early Learning ProgrammingJessica Hall2020-01-14T09:31:34+00:00
January 14, 2020 CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Researchers from the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) have partnered with the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) and Marshall University’s College of Education and Professional Development to conduct a multi-year study to determine the long-term impact of high-quality early learning programming on later student achievement. Nearly
December 23, 2019 Charleston, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) reports that counties are using allocations from House Bill (HB) 206 to support students’ growing social and emotional needs to hire new personnel, train existing staff, invest in programs and contract for outside services. HB 206 was passed during a special
November 12, 2019 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Board of Education will meet to conduct routine business on Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at 10 a.m., in Capitol Building 6, Room 353 (Board Conference Room), 1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East, Charleston, West Virginia. The agenda will continue on Thursday, November 14, 2019, at 9 a.m. in the