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West Liberty president accused of violating ethics law

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Liberty University President Robin Capehart faces allegations that he violated state ethics law by using university resources to promote his film company.

The allegations are contained in a statement of...

West Liberty president accused of violating ethics law

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Liberty University President Robin Capehart faces allegations that he violated state ethics law by using university resources to promote his film company.

The allegations are contained in a statement of...

Officials hear charter schools debate
Officials hear charter schools debate

Plans to make West Virginia the 43rd state to allow public charter schools were debated Wednesday during a legislative hearing at the state Capitol.

Since taking control of the Legislature, Senate and House Republicans have come out in favor of...

Bill calls for more focus on U.S., W.Va. history in schools

Legislation calls for more focus on US, W.Va. in state curriculum

Morgantown police say WVU frat pledge died with blood-alcohol level of 0.493
Morgantown police say WVU frat pledge died with blood-alcohol level of 0.493

Investigation shows Nolan Burch, 18, had a blood alcohol level six times the legal limit

Marshall University’s interim president making the rounds

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University’s interim president is making the rounds next month to introduce himself to West Virginians.

President Gary G. White will attend receptions in Point Pleasant and South Charleston...

W.Va. House holding public hearing on charter school bill

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — State lawmakers are holding a public hearing about the possibility of allowing public charter schools in West Virginia.

The House of Delegates is hosting the Education Committee hearing at 5 p.m. on...

State treasurer opposes SMART529 tax plan
State treasurer opposes SMART529 tax plan

Treasurer speaks out against proposal to collect earnings on

SMART529 accounts

Common Core in crosshairs of WV legislators
Common Core in crosshairs of WV legislators

Members of the West Virginia Legislature’s new political majority are leading efforts in both houses to repeal the state’s use of Common Core education standards and their associated tests.

State Sen. Donna Boley, R-Pleasants, and...

Fayette board asks state to OK inspections of all facilities

FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — The Fayette County Board of Education is seeking state approval to inspect all of the district’s school buildings.

The request comes in the wake of the Jan. 12 closure of Collins Middle...

Marshall opens gender-neutral restrooms
Marshall opens gender-neutral restrooms

In an effort to be more inclusive to students who may not identify as male or female, Marshall University officials have converted several restrooms on campus to be gender-neutral.

The change occurred during winter break while students were away ...

Bills aim to give county school boards more flexibility

Alternative teacher certification, charter schools to be debated in coming weeks

Marshall University offering accelerated master’s degree

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University’s health informatics program is now offering an accelerated master’s degree.

The accelerated program allows students to earn a degree in five years instead of six....

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