West Virginia


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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 >
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 >
‘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 >
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 >
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 Saturday. >
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 >
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 >
Senate President sponsors charter school bill
Jan 18, 6:49 AM: A bill that seeks to establish specialized public charter schools was introduced in the West Virginia Senate Wednesday.
WV teachers call for more than a 1 percent raise
Jan 16, 7:00 AM: Gov. Jim Justice, in his State of the State address last week, requested a “1 percent” across-the-board pay increase for West Virginia teachers in this year’s legislative session, with further 1 percent increases in each >
Charter schools not on the menu this session in West Virginia
Jan 10, 6:47 AM: West Virginia legislators are putting the charter school debate back on the shelf for the upcoming session, Monongalia County Del. Joe Statler, vice chairman of Education, said Friday during the West Virginia Press >
Charter schools not on the menu this legislative session
Jan 8, 7:21 AM: West Virginia legislators are putting the charter school debate back on the shelf for the upcoming session, Monongalia County Del. Joe Statler, vice chairman of Education, said Friday during the West Virginia Press >
Can putting the least-experienced teachers in the highest-risk schools ever result in success?
Dec 26, 8:50 AM: The county has 254 teachers. According to district administrators, it needs about 25 more, to fill vacancies in special education, elementary education, math, science and the arts. Instead, McDowell averages losing about a >
Your tax dollars paying for a new virtual school, even though you've already been funding one
Oct 5, 5:52 AM: There’s already an online school through the state of West Virginia that residents' tax dollars have been funding for the last 17 years. But the problem with that program is that it’s not for full-time students, and >



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  • Bluefield Daily Telegraph - Online 100%
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  • Wheeling News-Register - Online 8%
  • Mountain Statesman 17%