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By: Tina Alvey, Beckley Register-Herald


By: Jeff Jenkins, WV MetroNews

The state Department of Education has finalized a plan to address the poor scores in math and student attendance issues that showed up against on the first-ever Balanced Scorecard released earlier this school year.

Mathematics performance, particularly at the middle school and high school levels, is low system wide. Only 37 percent of students tested proficient in math, 45 percent in English/Language Arts.

“The math plan is done,” state...


By: Ryan Quinn, Charleston Gazette-Mail

In Kanawha County, after you vote for U.S. Senate, West Virginia Supreme Court and other races, your trip down the Nov. 6 general election ballot will take you to a long list of school expenses and confusing numbers.

Welcome to the Kanawha County school system excess levy.

For the past quarter-century, Kanawha County...


By: Jessica Farrish, Beckley Register-Herald

Education, jobs, opioid recovery and infrastructure are key issues facing West Virginia, candidates in the national and state races said Thursday morning.

Around 375 guests attended the annual "Meet the Candidates" breakfast at the Raleigh Convention Center, hosted by the Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce.

Among them were United States Sen. Joe Manchin and challenger, West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey....