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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.


WV MetroNews

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


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 —...


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...


By Mitch carmichael

Words are powerful, and they have a particular power when it comes to public policy. As we talk about problems we face in our communities and propose solutions, we have a responsibility to use words precisely and responsibly to describe our world as it is.

We’ve recently heard about the problem of homelessness among school-aged children in West Virginia. It has been said that over 10,000 of our kids are homeless, more than five times the enrollment of our...