West Virginia


147 articles

Manual-New Education Standards Being Developed for West Virginia Public Schools
Apr 27, 1:08 PM:

State board prepares to hear from educators developing new standards for math, English and language arts that will be in line with national Common Core. Tell us if these are only courses changing and when new standards >

Some schools closing the book on laptops
Apr 12, 12:46 PM:

Many WV schools no longer provide students with laptops, a decade after initiative began. Problems include budget shortfall and lack of bandwidth. Disappointing news, but could do with data on project's effectiveness. >

W.Va. gets D in history
Mar 2, 10:32 AM:

WVa. gets a "D" and falls within national average on U.S. history assessment standards in a Fordham report. Only the one report cited and its criteria don't jibe with the the state's view of viable standards. The  bigger >

Teachers against evaluation based on student achievement
Feb 25, 9:03 AM:

Teacher union survey asks and finds widespread opposition to reforms that are sweeping rest of country. Union leaders announce to press that they oppose efforts to use performance in evaluations and charter schools. >

Group promotes charter schools
Feb 7, 10:13 AM:

An anemic piece on charter schools that wanders around to an un-conclusion. The ennui in the article is made more evident by the enthusiasm of supporter Tim McClung, who has to make his point the hard way.

180 days: Students deserve more
Jan 31, 10:20 AM:

Notes one reason U.S. academic performance is weaker than other nations: shorter school years. Having longer years may be dismissed due to budgets. What alternatives exist for a longer school year (i.e. virtual)?

West Virginia enters the fold?
Jan 4, 5:43 PM:

How has a state this close to the nation's captal remained so much on the fringes of reform? Perhaps times are changing, but tell us, oh Wheeling Intelligencer -- who calls the shots in WVA?



Overall rating for
West Virginia

Best Performing Outlets

  • Bluefield Daily Telegraph - Online 100%
  • Wetzel Chronicle - Online 75%


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Worst Performing Outlets

  • Wheeling News-Register - Online 8%
  • Mountain Statesman 17%