February 19, 2019 Charleston, W.Va. – West Virginia Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Steven Paine issued a statement today concerning the current work stoppage: “Based on the action taken today by the House of Delegates, SB 451 has been tabled indefinitely. Educator voices were clearly heard. I strongly encourage all county school systems to return
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January 30, 2019 Charleston, W.Va. – The West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) met in emergency session today to take a stance on the Senate Education Reform Bill (SB451). “Given the events that have transpired on Senate Bill 451 to date and because of the unprecedented, rapid pace and process this bill is following,
January 29, 2019 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) will meet in emergency session on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 9:30 a.m., pursuant to W. Va. Code §6-9A-2(2)(C), an imminent material financial loss or imminent substantial harm to a public agency, its employees or the members of the public which it
January 28, 2019 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia Board of Education President David Perry today issued a statement on the Senate’s Education Reform bill (SB451): “Speaking solely on behalf of myself, I have tremendous concerns about many items in the Senate’s Omnibus bill. We continually hear about the toll the devastating opioid epidemic is
January 25, 2019 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A new partnership between Career Technical Education (CTE) Automotive Technology programs and Dutch Miller Automotive has been forged through coordination with the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) Office of CTE. Students from Carver Career Center, Lincoln County High School, Putnam County Career Center and Ben Franklin Career
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
West Virginia Teacher of the Year Honored by Governor, State Board of Education During Award CeremonyJessica Hall2019-01-10T10:51:11+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
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
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
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