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State Parks Expanding Partnership with West Virginia Students

2018-07-11T14:53:21+00:00

July 11, 2018 Charleston, W.Va. – State Superintendent of Schools Dr. Steven Paine and West Virginia Department of Natural Resources (WVDNR) Director Stephen McDaniel signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today to expand a partnership that affords valuable work experience for students. The agreement provides opportunities for students with disabilities

State Parks Expanding Partnership with West Virginia Students2018-07-11T14:53:21+00:00

West Virginia FFA Leaders Announce Record Membership

2018-07-12T11:36:03+00:00

July 11, 2018   Charleston, W.Va. ­– West Virginia FFA leadership announced today that membership reached an all-time high during the 2017-18 school year at their annual convention at Cedar Lakes Convention Center. With 5,360 members in 77 local chapters, 2017-18 membership surpassed the previous membership record set in 1963. Members of the 1962-63 state

West Virginia FFA Leaders Announce Record Membership2018-07-12T11:36:03+00:00

State Superintendent Exceeding Expectations

2018-06-19T10:34:25+00:00

June 19, 2018 Charleston, W.Va. – In its first full review of the State Superintendent of Schools, the West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) has given Dr. Steven Paine high marks for his work since becoming superintendent in March 2017. The Board reviewed Paine’s performance over the past year during its June Board meeting

State Superintendent Exceeding Expectations2018-06-19T10:34:25+00:00

West Virginia Board of Education Approves Five Policies Following Public Comment Period

2018-06-14T16:36:31+00:00

June 14, 2018 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 approved. A brief description of each policy can be found below.   2444.4 – Insurance of the State of West Virginia High School Equivalency Diploma

West Virginia Board of Education Approves Five Policies Following Public Comment Period2018-06-14T16:36:31+00:00

Food Sites Provide Students with Nutritious Meals During the Summer

2018-06-13T12:34:38+00:00

June 13, 2018 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) Office of Child Nutrition is addressing meal insecurity with the launch of its annual Summer Food Program today at Spring Hill Elementary School in Huntington, W.Va. The federally funded program provides nutritious meals for thousands of school-aged children in the state, many

Food Sites Provide Students with Nutritious Meals During the Summer2018-06-13T12:34:38+00:00

Students Earn Prestigious Governor’s Workforce Credential

2018-05-14T15:34:18+00:00

May 14, 2018     CHARLESTON, W.Va. – More than 400 Career Technical Education (CTE) students from across the state received recognition by earning the second annual Governor’s Workforce Credential (GWC) today. Students were honored for meeting or exceeding rigid criteria that measures applicable real-world and work-readiness skills their CTE programs. Governor Justice’s office along

Students Earn Prestigious Governor’s Workforce Credential2018-05-14T15:34:18+00:00

West Virginia’s Early Learning Programs Rank Among Top in the Nation

2018-04-18T11:59:54+00:00

April 18, 2018 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia’s Universal Pre-K Program once again ranks among the top in the nation, according to the 2017 Yearbook released today by the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER). NIEER recognizes West Virginia as one of “six states to watch” that have expressed the intention to provide universal

West Virginia’s Early Learning Programs Rank Among Top in the Nation2018-04-18T11:59:54+00:00

Imagination Library Successfully Transitions to West Virginia Department of Education

2018-04-16T14:53:18+00:00

April 16, 2018 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia’s Imagination Library program successfully transitioned to the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) this week, making it the first of several programs to shift as a result of HB 4006, which dissolved the Department of Education and the Arts. “I am happy to report the transition took

Imagination Library Successfully Transitions to West Virginia Department of Education2018-04-16T14:53:18+00:00

Board of Education Places Five Policies on Public Comment

2018-04-16T09:46:29+00:00

April 11, 2018 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) met today for their regularly scheduled April board meeting. During the meeting, policies were discussed with five placed on a 30-day public comment period and one policy repealed without replacement. A brief description of each policy can be found below.  

Board of Education Places Five Policies on Public Comment2018-04-16T09:46:29+00:00

West Virginia’s National Rank on NAEP Increases

2018-04-10T10:25:27+00:00

April 10, 2018 Charleston, W.Va. – West Virginia fourth-grade students who took the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in 2017 showed slight improvements in the percent of students considered “at or above proficient” according to data released today by the National Center for Educational Statistics. More than 32 percent of students scored at

West Virginia’s National Rank on NAEP Increases2018-04-10T10:25:27+00:00