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Bill to allow charter schools passes Senate

After several days worth of delays, the state Senate has passed legislation that would permit the formation of a charter schools system in West Virginia on Monday.

Following more than an hour and half worth of discussion, the measure passed with...

Bill to allow charter schools passes Senate

After several days worth of delays, the state Senate has passed legislation that would permit the formation of a charter schools system in West Virginia on Monday.

Following more than an hour and half worth of discussion, the measure passed with ...

Kanawha County School Board will soon adopt new English textbooks

Panel to vote on packages costing up to $7 million

Common Core heads to subcommittee for further discussion

Senate subcommittee

now takes on bill that would repeal education standards in state

House passes truancy bill doubling number of allowed absences

Legislation increases number of allowable unexcused absences

Summer lunch program feeds children in need
Summer lunch program feeds children in need

About half of W.Va. children are eligible to receive a free or reduced-price meal

Common Core talks continue in Legislature
Common Core talks continue in Legislature

Many education leaders oppose repeal of

standards; some urge compromise, changes

Legislature tackles juvenile justice

House, Senate bills

to reform truancy

policies, increase

resources for children

Joanne Tomblin to retire as college president
Joanne Tomblin to retire as college president

West Virginia First Lady Joanne Tomblin plans to retire as president of Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College later this year.

Tomblin announced her retirement during a Thursday evening meeting of the college’s board of...

W.Va. board of ed members fear movement of Common Core repeal bill
W.Va. board of ed members fear movement of Common Core repeal bill

As Republicans in the House of Delegates fast-track a bill to repeal the use of Common Core education standards, West Virginia Board of Education members will once again ask lawmakers to let them “stay the course.”

Board members...

WVU warns students of telephone scam

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University is warning students about a phone scam in which the caller impersonates police.

The Dominion Post reports that the Charleston Police Department appears on the caller ID, and the caller...

Judges approve $18 million settlement with former Mountain State students

Former Mountain State University will pay

$18 million after losing accreditation in 2012

Marshall to begin presidential search Tuesday

Marshall University’s search for a new president will begin next week when representatives from an executive search firm visit the Huntington campus.

Earlier this month, Marshall’s Board of Governors outlined its search process...

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