Fairmont State names three finalists for president

Fairmont State names three finalists for president

FAIRMONT — Three candidates have been chosen as finalists for president at Fairmont State University.

Troopers continue investigating Boone County Schools embezzlement

Troopers continue investigating Boone County Schools embezzlement

The West Virginia State Police is interviewing suspects and witnesses in the embezzlement case involving employees of the Boone County Schools transportation department.

WVU report gauges violence on campus

WVU report gauges violence on campus

Although most students say they feel safe on the West Virginia University campus in Morgantown, a quarter of polled students say they have experienced some form of sexual assault.

WV state schools superintendent job posted

WV state schools superintendent job posted

The West Virginia Board of Education began advertising the state schools superintendent position Friday morning.

Kanawha school board approves employee contract terminations

Kanawha school board approves employee contract terminations

Kanawha County’s school board voted unanimously Thursday evening to terminate contracts for about 70 employees who now aren’t assured that they’ll have jobs next school year in the county’s public school system.

Scholar marks Black History Month at WVSU

Scholar marks Black History Month at WVSU

The idea of “fake news” isn’t a new one, award-winning author Michael Eric Dyson told an audience gathered at West Virginia State University on Thursday to celebrate Black History Month.

Sissonville, Madison students advance to History Bowl finals

Sissonville, Madison students advance to History Bowl finals

Teams of students from Sissonville Middle School and Madison Middle School have advanced to the finals of the West Virginia History Bowl.

WV BOE axes some standardized tests, turns from Smarter Balanced

WV BOE axes some standardized tests, turns from Smarter Balanced

In a string of votes Thursday, the West Virginia Board of Education, newly dominated by appointees of Gov. Jim Justice, voted to eliminate math and English language arts standardized testing in ninth and 10th grades, move away from the Smarter...

Kanawha school board to vote Thursday on job cuts

Kanawha school board to vote Thursday on job cuts

Kanawha County’s school board is set to vote Thursday on terminating about 70 employee contracts at the end of this school year.

State Police investigating Boone County Schools embezzlement

State Police investigating Boone County Schools embezzlement

West Virginia State Police are investigating an embezzlement case involving Boone County Schools.

Montgomery residents hear about future of WVU Tech campus

Montgomery residents hear about future of WVU Tech campus

MONTGOMERY — Dozens of Montgomery residents and others gathered on the West Virginia University Institute of Technology’s campus this morning to hear more details of a potential future for the school’s ...

Family-school partnerships program moving forward

Family-school partnerships program moving forward

A program seeking to give parents ideas for how to lead successful initiatives in their local schools and seeking to fund some of those initiatives now has a name and a director and is planning a conference this fall to kick off the initiatives by the ...

Alabamans warn WV against switching school tests to ACT

Alabamans warn WV against switching school tests to ACT

The West Virginia Department of Education has removed from proposed policy changes its recommendation that the state Board of Education switch standardized tests in public high schools from Smarter Balanced to yet-to-be-developed end of course exams....

Justice blasts plan to privatize Lewisburg osteopathic school

Justice blasts plan to privatize Lewisburg osteopathic school

Gov. Jim Justice on Tuesday denounced a plan to privatize the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, the state’s third medical school located in Justice’s own Greenbrier County.

Local woman wins national award for adult learners

Local woman wins national award for adult learners

It didn’t take long for the worst day in Tara Turley’s life to turn into the best — one that’s now led to some national recognition.

WVU to get money to teach STEM students

WVU to get money to teach STEM students

West Virginia University is set to receive more than $700,000 to recruit and prepare more students in West Virginia to teach secondary mathematics and science, according to a news release from Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and Shelley Moore Capito, R-W....

Kingery, last of prior state school board leaders, resigns

Kingery, last of prior state school board leaders, resigns

The last of the three officers on the West Virginia Board of Education before Gov. Jim Justice took office last month resigned Monday.

Kanawha library main branch search down to 2 sites

Kanawha library main branch search down to 2 sites

A Kanawha County Public Library board member said Monday the search for a possible new main library branch site is down to two locations.

WVSU program reaches out to ‘grandfamilies’ in Rand

WVSU program reaches out to ‘grandfamilies’ in Rand

Bonnie Dunn grew up in Rand in the ’50s and ’60s. Her grandparents raised her as she went through school. She said she knew only one other person raised by grandparents during that time.

State school board may return full control to Fayette

State school board may return full control to Fayette

At the end of last week’s West Virginia Board of Education meeting, amid discussions of agenda items for upcoming meetings, new board member Dave Perry said he wanted Fayette County issues discussed this week.

Georgetown professor, author to speak at WVSU

Georgetown professor, author to speak at WVSU

Michael Eric Dyson, a Georgetown University sociology instructor and award-winning author, will speak at West Virginia State University this week as a part of the school’s celebration of Black History Month.

Small WV school yields big military careers

Small WV school yields big military careers

With February being Black History Month, newspapers are wont to search about for some notable African-American person to highlight, profile or eulogize.

Former WVU Tech campus could be college for former foster children

Former WVU Tech campus could be college for former foster children

After next week, the people of Montgomery might no longer have to wonder who plans to purchase the West Virginia University Institute of Technology campus.

Justice’s proposed budget won’t stop PEIA benefit cuts

Justice’s proposed budget won’t stop PEIA benefit cuts

Gov. Jim Justice’s proposed state budget for the next fiscal year includes a pay raise for public school classroom teachers that averages 2 percent, or $808 each.


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