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Junior Elementary Named West Virginia Sustainable School

2019-01-16T13:42:04+00:00

January 16, 2019   CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Education today announced Junior Elementary School in Barbour County as the West Virginia Sustainable Schools Award (WVSS) for their green and healthy biking program for their students and families. In addition to being recognized as a Sustainable School, Junior Elementary School will receive

Junior Elementary Named West Virginia Sustainable School2019-01-16T13:42:04+00:00

West Virginia Teacher of the Year Honored by Governor, State Board of Education During Award Ceremony

2019-01-10T10:51:11+00:00

January 10, 2019   CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Today, West Virginia Governor Jim Justice joined West Virginia Superintendent of Schools Dr. Steven Paine, the West Virginia Board of Education and representatives from Toyota Motor Manufacturing of West Virginia, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, Horace Mann Insurance Solutions, WesBanco and the West Virginia Lottery to present the 2019

West Virginia Teacher of the Year Honored by Governor, State Board of Education During Award Ceremony2019-01-10T10:51:11+00:00

Board of Education Approves Three Policies, Places Five on Public Comment Period

2019-01-09T16:53:45+00:00

January 9, 2019 CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) met today for its monthly routine business meeting. During the meeting, five policies were discussed and placed on a 30-day public comment period. A brief description of each policy can be found below. Policy 2322, West Virginia System of Support and

Board of Education Approves Three Policies, Places Five on Public Comment Period2019-01-09T16:53:45+00:00

Simulated Workplace Students Present Ideas for Innovative Community Projects

2018-12-14T15:38:08+00:00

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

Simulated Workplace Students Present Ideas for Innovative Community Projects2018-12-14T15:38:08+00:00

Board of Education Approves Recommendations for Increased Education Funding

2018-12-13T16:00:04+00:00

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

Board of Education Approves Recommendations for Increased Education Funding2018-12-13T16:00:04+00:00

Education and Military Leaders Sign Compact to Strengthen Partnership and Support Students

2018-12-07T17:02:47+00:00

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

Education and Military Leaders Sign Compact to Strengthen Partnership and Support Students2018-12-07T17:02:47+00:00

secondlaunchWV Provides Technology to Schools While Saving the State Millions

2018-11-14T15:11:29+00:00

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

secondlaunchWV Provides Technology to Schools While Saving the State Millions2018-11-14T15:11:29+00:00

Mentor Program Supports County Teacher Retention

2018-10-15T14:51:42+00:00

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.

Mentor Program Supports County Teacher Retention2018-10-15T14:51:42+00:00

West Virginia Board of Education Adopts Four Policies

2018-10-12T16:06:08+00:00

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

West Virginia Board of Education Adopts Four Policies2018-10-12T16:06:08+00:00

Three West Virginia Schools Receive National Blue Ribbon Honors

2018-10-02T09:23:23+00:00

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

Three West Virginia Schools Receive National Blue Ribbon Honors2018-10-02T09:23:23+00:00