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
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Study Seeks to Help States Become More Effective at Implementing Pre-K and Other Programs for Young ChildrenJessica Hall2020-01-20T12:43:08-05:00
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 Hall2020-01-14T09:31:34-05:00
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
McDowell County Schools @SchoolsMcDowell NASA STEM Student Scientists from Iaeger Elementary’s after-school program recently showcased projects they created and designed.
October 28, 2019 Charleston, W.Va. – Students in West Virginia could be at-risk for losing automatic free school meal eligibility under proposed changes to the Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The proposed changes would adjust how students are directly certified to receive services meaning households across the state will lose automatic
October 15, 2019 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Four West Virginians are among the 215 educators honored nationally with the 2017-18 Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). President Donald J. Trump announced the recipients of this award as well as the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) today,
October 8, 2019 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) will meet to conduct routine business on Wednesday, October 9, 2019, at 9 a.m., at the Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center, 44 West Pike Street, Clarksburg, West Virginia. The meeting agenda may be accessed by visiting http://wvde.state.wv.us/minutes/current/AGENDA1.htm. A live audio stream of the meeting will be available
September 26, 2019 Charleston, W.Va. - The U.S. Department of Education (USDE) today recognized three West Virginia schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2019. Greenmont Elementary in Wood County; Hollywood Elementary in Raleigh County; and West Teays Elementary in Putnam County all received the distinction based on overall academic performance or progress in