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June-26-2020

By Brad McElhinny, WV MetroNews

June 26, 2020

The Public Employees Insurance Agency, which manages the health plans of state workers and retirees, is dealing with the uncertainties of the coronavirus pandemic.

The halting of elective procedures this spring meant fewer claims were filed with PEIA, but now financial officials are assessing how many delayed medical procedures will affect the bottom line of the new fiscal year that starts July 1.

The...

June-25-2020

By Ryan Quinn, Charleston Gazette-Mail

June 25, 2020

Students who still have not qualified for the $4,750-per-year Promise Scholarship for the upcoming academic year will be able to take the ACT at many West Virginia colleges through the end of September.

The state Higher Education Policy Commission, which oversees the scholarship for both four- and two-year in-state colleges, announced the move Wednesday. Spokesperson Jessica Tice said the College...

June-25-2020

By Ryan Quinn, Charleston Gazette-Mail

June 25, 2020

Students who still have not qualified for the $4,750-per-year Promise Scholarship for the upcoming academic year will be able to take the ACT at many West Virginia colleges through the end of September.

The state Higher Education Policy Commission, which oversees the scholarship for both four- and two-year in-state colleges, announced the move Wednesday. Spokesperson Jessica Tice said the College...

June-22-2020

By Shauna Johnson, WV MetroNews

June 22, 2020

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The eight people who make up the new state Department of Education Office of Student Support and Well-being will begin working together on site for the first time on Monday.

Clayton Burch, state superintendent of schools, announced the formation of the office soon after he was permanently hired for the position to bring together existing programs focused of the overall...

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