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March-28-2014

LACIE PIERSON

CRUM -- The results of Crum Elementary School's WESTEST 2 efforts for the 2012-13 school year have been invalidated following a state investigation into questionable erasure marks on some tests.

Wayne County Schools officials are working to move forward after completing their own investigation into the matter, which deals specifically with one section of the test completed by fifth-grade students, said Superintendent Lynn Hurt.

The school system was...

March-27-2014

By Katie Kuba, Upshur Bureau Chief 
The Inter-Mountain 
 

BUCKHANNON - Upshur County Board of Education members and school system administrators continued to answer citizens' questions about the proposed sample calendars for the 2014-2015 school year - while also raising some questions of their own - during a public hearing Tuesday.

The calendars - which are posted on the school system's website, www.upshurcountyschools....

March-27-2014

By Herb Scribner 

Teachers educate the country, aiding all ages in the search for education. But as far as salaries and pay goes, some say teachers aren't receiving any help back. That's something that should be changed, according to the Washington Post's recent article "Why teachers' salaries should be doubled - now" by Valerie Strauss.

Most teachers - about 92 percent - are paying for school supplies out of their own pocket, and more than 60 percent are working second jobs,...

March-26-2014

By Michael Erb 
Parkersburg News and Sentinel

PARKERSBURG - The Wood County Board of Education Tuesday evening announced four finalists for the Wood County Schools superintendent position.

Board President Tim Yeater announced Ronald B. Cantley II, John Flint, Thomas Graves and Kenneth Moles would move on in the process to replace retiring Superintendent Pat Law, whose contract ends in June.

The school board met in executive session around 6:45 p.m. Tuesday,...

March-25-2014

By Chelsi Baker 
Times West Virginian

FAIRMONT -- The Marion County Board of Education held a special meeting at Fairview Middle School Monday to discuss the possibility of moving fourth-graders from Fairview Elementary to the middle school, and also moving the preschool class from Fairview Middle School to the elementary school. The move would create a more fluid transition from pre-K to elementary school and from fourth grade to the middle school, said Superintendent Gary...

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