March 2015

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March 26, 2015

Common Core dialogue continues with town hall forums
By Erin Timony, The State Journal

Following the 2015 legislative session and the attempted repeal of Common Core, West Virginia Superintendent of Schools Michael Martirano said he will embark on a...

March 26, 2015

Tomblin approves $7 million in higher education cuts
By Ryan Quinn, The Charleston Gazette

 Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin signed the 2015-16 state budget bill Monday evening, but not before cutting roughly $2.8 million more from higher education than legislators had approved.

March 30, 2015

12 outstanding teachers achieve Arch Coal awards, $1,000 from WVFIE for schools
By WVEA Staff

WVEA President Dale Lee joined Arch Coal officials Monday to deliver the Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award to 12 outstanding West Virginia teachers.

During a ceremony and luncheon at the Clay Center in Charleston, Lee said it takes more than caring, knowledgeable and dedicated educators in our classrooms to ensure our students get all they can out of their...

March 31, 2015

School leadership summit set in Charleston
By The Associated Press

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Educators from across West Virginia are gathering in Charleston for a school leadership summit.