The average tuition at West Virginia's public colleges and universities increased by about $4,200 a year, or roughly 147 percent, in the past 15 years, a new report finds.
Salam Hajjar always planned to come to the United States.
Amid criticism from Democrats and questions about the bill’s constitutionality, West Virginia’s Senate Finance Committee postponed Saturday taking action on a bill that would cut state funding to public education next fiscal year by...
West Virginia State University could be on the verge of losing millions of federal dollars if state lawmakers cut its land-grant funding even marginally.
The GOP-controlled Legislature’s House Finance Committee approved Friday taking pay raises for teachers and school service employees out of Gov. Jim Justice’s wide-ranging K-12 education bill.
The West Virginia Senate Friday passed Senate Bill 18, which would ban the state from using its current Smarter Balanced standardized tests and add to state law the statement that it’s “clearly within the Legislature’s authority...
West Virginia’s Senate Education Committee on Thursday night passed a bill that would cut state funding to public education next fiscal year by about $79 million but newly authorize county school boards to raise regular levy property tax rates...
Ethan Luke Little, 16, of Winfield, earned the highest honor in the Boy Scouts of America, the Eagle Scout rank, on Nov. 14, 2016. He is a member of Troop 164 in Eleanor, chartered by Eleanor Presbyterian Church. His Scoutmaster is Markel Fertig....
A bill allowing for exemptions for students from receiving vaccinations before enrolling in public schools narrowly cleared the West Virginia Senate Education Committee on Thursday.
Steve Paine will return for a second stint as West Virginia schools superintendent. State Board of Education members voted to hire him Thursday, after several hours of closed-door meetings.
West Virginia State Police are investigating Mark Sumpter, a former member of the Boone County Board of Education, and Danny Cantley, a current member, as part of an embezzlement case that led to the arrest of ...
A majority of voting members on the West Virginia Board of Education would be elected by the general public, under a resolution approved by the House Education Committee this week.
After about four hours of discussion, questions and amendments, the West Virginia House Education Committee passed at 11 p.m. Wednesday Gov. Jim Justice’s wide-ranging K-12 education bill.
Gov. Jim Justice has named two new state Board of Education members — a move he announced in a news release sent out at 5:40 p.m. Wednesday, the evening before the board may vote on a new state schools superintendent.
Gov. Jim Justice’s bill to restructure how colleges and universities across the state are governed was approved with a voice vote Wednesday afternoon by the House of Delegates’ Education Committee.
West Virginia’s Senate delayed pushing forward Wednesday with a bill that would ban the state from continuing to use the Smarter Balanced standardized tests it currently requires in public schools.
The first kindergarten roundup is Friday at Nitro Elementary, with addition roundups scheduled through April 25.
The West Virginia Board of Education has selected three finalists for state schools superintendent.
West Virginia State Police arrested a 69-year-old man last week after he allegedly encouraged people to shoot Nicholas County Schools Superintendent Donna Burge-Tetrick amid conversations about the district’s plan to consolidate its...
The Putnam County Board of Education will be moving forward with proposed levy rates for the 2017-2018 school year.
Adding a big possible caveat to last week’s return of “full local control” to Fayette County’s school board,...
Author Homer Hickam, best known for his memoir “Rocket Boys” about growing up in McDowell County, stopped by Horace Mann Middle School in Kanawha City on Monday.
The West Virginia Board of Education has agreed to begin live-streaming its meetings starting April 12.
With a little more than three months until Fairmont State University’s president retires, the school’s governing board has still not selected a replacement.