HelpCenter 

News

You are here

December-17-2018

Editorial in the Beckley Register-Herald

If we had had enough qualified math teachers in classrooms across the state, we may have been better schooled on how to add up all of the statistics coming out of various legislative interim meetings this past week in Charleston. What became apparent is this: We do not have just an education problem in this state, we do not have just a health and human services system overwhelmed by a glut of foster kids looking for safe harbor, we do not have...

December-17-2018

By WV MetroNews

Fayette County Schools will use $6.6 million from the state School Building Authority for reconfiguring and renovating schools.

The county is seeking $13.2 million from the state for the projects, splitting the money requests over two years. The state School Building Authority approved the funding at its meeting last week.

“We’re working on four different schools, and we would not have needed all of the funding all at once,” Fayette County Schools...

December-14-2018

By: Jordan Nelson, Beckley Register-Herald

The Public Employees Insurance Agency (PEIA) Finance Board hosted a public hearing Thursday in Beckley to provide insight to its participants on what the PEIA Task Force has been working toward in providing a fix to the insurance coverage plan.

Afterward, participants were able to voice their opinions on the matter, and many praised the work of the task force, but concerns were still voiced.

Executive Director of PEIA Ted...

December-13-2018

By WV MetroNews

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Public Employees Insurance Agency Finance Board held Wednesday the first public hearing on its plan proposals set to begin July 2019.

PEIA director Ted Cheatham led the first hearing, a teleconference in which policyholders were able to participate.

“First off, let me thank everyone for their patience,” Cheatham began. “As you know, the Task Force has been working on PEIA, and the governor has been giving us and...

December-13-2018

By: Ryan Quinn, Charleston Gazette-Mail

The West Virginia Board of Education voted Wednesday to recommend state lawmakers provide more money to maintain buildings, purchase supplies, offer vocational education, address students’ mental health and give alternative education to students with discipline issues.

The state school board, in a voice vote with no nays heard, also suggested increasing pay for school employees and resurrecting incentives for them not to use their leave...

Pages