The West Virginia House of Delegates is close to passing, for the second year in a row, a requirement that public school students complete a personal finance course to graduate from high school.
The West Virginia Senate approved Tuesday expanding to colleges the bill banning transgender middle- and high-school girls and women from playing on women’s sports teams.
The West Virginia Legislature passed a bill Tuesday that could mean fewer public school workers, such as speech-language pathologists, get a raise.
The West Virginia Senate Education Committee advanced Thursday night a bill banning transgender middle school and high school students from playing on sports teams matching their gender identity.
The West Virginia Legislature is on track to, early next week, pass a bill that may mean fewer public school workers getting a raise.
Gov. Jim Justice appointed to the West Virginia Board of Education in November an educator who still leads a center that’s largely funded by the major agency that the board oversees: the state Department of Education.
After nearly a month of the proposal not advancing, the West Virginia Senate Finance Committee suddenly furthered Thursday a constitutional amendment that would let lawmakers amend and reject the state Board of Education’s policies.
HUNTINGTON — Aviation and academic enthusiasts alike came together to watch the new Aviation Maintenance Training program take flight during a groundbreaking ceremony Friday.
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice on Saturday signed into law the bill that school-choice advocates say will implement the nation’s broadest nonpublic school vouchers program.
The West Virginia Senate is on the cusp of passing its second bill in two weeks that would impact official workplace grievances filed by public employees.
West Virginia delegates gave a dubious distinction Thursday to legislation aimed at encouraging students, or their parents or guardians, to file the central application for unlocking free funding for college.
The West Virginia House of Delegates passed 78-20 Thursday a ban on transgender middle- and high-school students playing on sports teams matching their gender identity.
HUNTINGTON — A lawsuit filed against the state superintendent of schools by a Cabell County teacher who was fired over social media posts has been dismissed by a federal judge.
Terry Hollandsworth, the Kanawha County school system’s maintenance director for the past 15 years, is retiring next month.
Public school outbreaks in 16 counties have triggered 150 current COVID-19 cases, according to the state Department of Education.
Gov. Jim Justice said he’s “leaning towards” signing into law what would likely become the nation’s broadest non-public school vouchers program.
Ever since Gov. Jim Justice shut down all schools one year ago due to the rapidly spreading coronavirus, Kanawha County’s school children have weathered the pandemic, trying to absorb nearly a year’s worth of lessons through virtual education while missing cherished annual community events.
MILTON — A health teacher at Milton Middle School has caused a stir in the community after an audio recording surfaced of remarks she made in class pertaining to her personal beliefs and the Bible.
Despite their approval Wednesday of what’s likely the nation’s broadest non-public school vouchers program, West Virginia lawmakers may not be finished providing financial benefits for private- and home-schooling.
The West Virginia Senate passed Thursday a bill that would end school employees’ chance of winning grievances if the state superintendent disagrees with the workers’ position.