For Immediate Release: June 24, 2021 CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Recognized for their achievement in knowledge of West Virginia history, 223 eighth graders from middle schools across the state will be honored as 2021 Knights and Ladies of the Golden Horseshoe on Friday, June 25, 2021, at the West Virginia Culture Center in Charleston. The event
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For Immediate Release: June 24, 2021 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) has released the Special Circumstance Review Report of the West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and the Blind (WVSDB). The WVDE Office of Support and Accountability conducted the review in April, which resulted in issues of non-compliance in focus
For Immediate Release: June 23, 2021 The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources and the West Virginia Department of Education have received approval from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to issue P-EBT benefits to eligible children this summer. School-age children are eligible if effective May 31, 2021, they were enrolled in
For Immediate Release: June 22, 2021 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia Summer SOLE (Student Opportunities for Learning and Engaging) programs kicked off this month with hands-on, interactive learning experiences taking place statewide for K-12 students. The programs are made possible through grants from the West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE). With each round of federal
Augusta Elementary School As a second-grade teacher at Augusta Elementary School in Hampshire County, Barbara Ray said her favorite part of being an educator is watching her students grow and develop though the elementary years and eventually become high school graduates. “I have had two students who have written me cards when they
For Immediate Release: June 17, 2021 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Education is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021-2022 Albert Yanni Scholarships. Twenty-five career technical education (CTE) students were chosen out of 100 applicants to receive a $2,000 scholarship for the upcoming school year. The Albert Yanni Scholarship provides CTE
For Immediate Release: June 16, 2021 CHARLESTON, W.VA. - The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) will transition to a new vendor for high school equivalency (HSE) services for the 2021-2022 school year and students currently pursuing their diploma will not be adversely affected. This is in response to the current vendor, Data Recognition Corporation,
For Immediate Release: June 16, 2021 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Students from two West Virginia schools have been named state winners of Esri's fifth annual ArcGIS Online Competition for U.S. High School and Middle School Students. A team of seventh graders from Barboursville Middle School in Putnam County and a team of students from Ritchie County
Shepherdstown Middle School Building a well-rounded student is every teacher's goal, according to Jennifer Cogle, an English Language Arts teacher at Shepherdstown Middle School. “In every school, you will find it full of individuals that want to make a difference in the lives of tomorrow's leaders. You will see teachers going above and
For Immediate Release: June 10, 2021 CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The West Virginia Board of Education has placed three policies on public comment. Policy 2520.3C, West Virginia College- and Career-Readiness Standards for Science, defines the science skills, knowledge and dispositions students need to prepare for post-secondary options from college attendance, to military enlistment or career placement.