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September-13-2019
  • By Jim Ross For Daily Mail WV

The question of whether West Virginia should join the majority of states in allowing charter schools consumed much of the Legislature’s time in its regular and special sessions this year. After long debate, the Legislature allowed public charter schools on a limited basis.

That could have settled the question, but the debate continues now that it has moved from the Legislature to the state Board of Education and to...

September-12-2019

The WVDE has released the WV Balanced Scorecard 2018-2019 data. While there is always room for improvement, 32 districts improved in English, 34 districts improved in Math and 22 districts improved on 5 or more indicators. You can view your county's scorecard at the link below.

https://wveis.k12.wv.us/essa/dashboard.html

September-12-2019

WV MetroNews

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A Marshall County science teacher was recognized...

September-09-2019

By Ryan Quinn, Charleston gazette-Mail

PARKERSBURG — West Virginia Department of Education officials, a state Board of Education member and the schools superintendents of counties including Monongalia and Cabell met behind closed doors Wednesday.

Charter schools were the discussion topic, several attendees said.

Jim Wilson, the attending state school board member, said it was “just a preliminary discussion of setting up a policy for charter schools —...

September-05-2019

By WV MetroNews

DANIELS, W.Va. — Educators around the state that work in juvenile centers got the chance to hear from the 2019 National Teacher of the Year, a teacher at a center in Virginia.

Rodney Robinson, the Richmond, Virginia native, teaches at the Virgie Binford Education Center, a school inside the Richmond Juvenile Detention Center. He provided the keynote address at the West Virginia Department of Education Juvenile Conference at the Glade Springs...

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