- Commentary: W.Va.'s best kept secret: Community and Technical Colleges
- > Sep 10, 5:26 AM: West Virginia’s community colleges are doing some of the most innovative and interesting work of any community colleges across the country. We’re getting smarter about scheduling. Gone are the days of a community college running
- Dual enrollment at Shepherd helps local high school students 'jump start' their college careers
- Aug 31, 6:12 AM: Over one hundred high school juniors and seniors from private, public and home schools around the area are taking advantage of dual enrollment opportunities at Shepherd University this year.
- Raleigh County Schools to offer "virtual education option" to homeschooled students
- Aug 23, 5:22 AM: The Raleigh County school system is now offering homeschooled students an online pathway for earning a high school diploma, school officials reported.
- Column: W.Va. Needs Charters
- > Aug 6, 6:12 AM: A recent editorial on full-time virtual public charter schools (Avoiding Charter School Mistakes, July 27) was a misleading snapshot of the charter school sector as a whole. More than 3 million students across the country attend
- Editorial: Avoiding Charter School Mistakes
- Jul 27, 6:10 AM: It is no wonder that legislators in West Virginia and many other states are reluctant to approve taxpayer funding of charter schools. Two of our neighbors have demonstrated the potential pitfalls convincingly.
- Preston County Schools to offer public virtual school to high school students
- Jul 25, 5:45 AM: The Preston County Schools announced Tuesday, July 24, the option of an online education through a public virtual school program for students in grades 9 through 12.
- WV Senate president lashes out at AFT's 'socialist agenda'
- > Jul 18, 6:18 AM: Senate President Mitch Carmichael, R-Jackson, criticized resolutions adopted at the national American Federation of Teachers convention calling for 2018 candidates to support universal health care, free college tuition and
- Governor's Honor Academy returns to Marshall University
- > Jul 5, 5:45 AM: About 150 students from across the state are on campus for the free program, which gives academically motivated students an opportunity to explore different topics while getting a taste of the college experience. This year’s theme
- Virtual learning policy could create new Cyber Academy for home-school students
- Jun 27, 6:29 AM: The Morgan County School Board is considering a new policy that could allow local home-schooled students to take online courses at home through a new Morgan County Schools cyber academy.
- Virtual school just one of many options for those looking for alternatives to traditional education
- May 8, 5:29 AM: A growing number of parents are looking for alternative options when it comes to their children's education. Technology is opening some new doors.
- Opinion: Sparking innovation in West Virginia schools
- > Apr 2, 5:32 AM: Innovation is happening in West Virginia schools. In schools across the state, educators are changing the way they meet the unique and evolving needs and interests of their students. In an effort to meet the growing need for
- ‘We will move forward’: With deal on pay in place, West Virginia’s teachers eye return to the classroom
- > Mar 7, 7:37 AM: On this day, Justice and the state’s teachers had a deal to end a nine-day strike by educators that swept across all of West Virginia’s 55 counties and left more than 277,000 public-school students out of school. Teachers — and all
- Legislature advances bills on private school testing, homeschool Promise eligibility
- > Mar 7, 7:08 AM: The West Virginia Senate is set to vote Wednesday on a bill (House Bill 4183) that would reduce state-mandated standardized testing requirements for most private schools in the near term but also, in the future, more closely align
- No End in Sight to Teachers’ Strike
- Mar 6, 7:31 AM: Information regarding a current strike by school workers in West Virginia is “changing by the minute,” and Ohio County school officials promised today to work better at getting information out to the community.
- Unions mull legal action after wrong bill passed; schools remain closed Monday
- > Mar 5, 7:52 AM: A state education union leader said Sunday that union leaders are “exploring all avenues” — which could include legal action — after the state Senate mistakenly passed the wrong public employee pay raise bill
- WV school employee strike to continue across state
- Mar 1, 7:32 AM: The statewide public school employees strike that began last Thursday will continue today, despite state-level union leaders’ call for workers to return to schools today following a new proposal from the governor.
- Justice proposes 5% raise for WV school employees; strike set to end Thursday
- > Feb 28, 7:27 AM: With a proposal for an even higher pay raise next school year, this year’s statewide public school employees strike — the second teacher strike in West Virginia history and the first to also include school service personnel — is
- Officials Don’t See Charter Schools Benefiting Ohio Valley
- Feb 28, 7:14 AM: Educators and lawmakers in West Virginia and Ohio believe charter schools will become reality in both states in the near future — but they also don’t think there will be much need for them in the Ohio Valley.
- Union officials: Teacher strike to continue Tuesday
- Feb 27, 7:48 AM: Union leaders announced Monday the statewide teacher and school service personnel work stoppage would continue Tuesday.
- WV Senate bills could subtract money from teachers' unions, their leaders
- > Feb 9, 7:35 AM: The West Virginia Senate is on the verge of passing Senate Bill 335, which supporters and opponents say would require school employee union members to annually re-agree to have part of their county public school system-issued