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  • WV schools get B+ for teaching in finance - Huntington Herald Dispatch
    published on Mon, 18 Dec 2017 05:05:09 GMT
    Huntington Herald DispatchWV schools get B+ for teaching in financeHuntington Herald DispatchWest Virginia Treasurer John Perdue is committed to improving financial literacy in the Mountain State, according to spokesman Greg Stone. "We have trained teachers all over the state on a variety of financial subjects," Stone said. "Our NetWorth ...and more »...
  • New building looking to bring new business to West Virginia - Beckley Register-Herald
    published on Sun, 17 Dec 2017 08:06:14 GMT
    Beckley Register-HeraldNew building looking to bring new business to West VirginiaBeckley Register-HeraldWest Virginia offers a significant perk to the company which moves into the building: personalized employee training, thanks to a close partnership among NRGRDA, WorkForce West Virginia, the Governor's Guaranteed Work Force Program and the public ......
  • Mother files appeal in case against Mercer schools over Bible class - Charleston Gazette-Mail
    published on Sun, 17 Dec 2017 20:55:40 GMT
    Charleston Gazette-MailMother files appeal in case against Mercer schools over Bible classCharleston Gazette-MailA Mercer County mother, on behalf of her daughter, filed an appeal to a federal judge's decision to dismiss their case against Mercer County Schools regarding a Bible studies class previously taught in public elementary and middle schools. On behalf of ......
  • Andrew Robinson: West Virginia must invest in vo-tech education (Daily Mail) - Charleston Gazette-Mail
    published on Thu, 14 Dec 2017 01:26:12 GMT
    Charleston Gazette-MailAndrew Robinson: West Virginia must invest in vo-tech education (Daily Mail)Charleston Gazette-MailWe hear a lot of talk about the need for a skilled workforce in order to attract new businesses in West Virginia. However, there is a significant lack of action on the matter. Last year in the West Virginia Legislature, we passed one bill dealing with ...West Virginia editorial roundupModesto Beeall 2 news articles »...
  • More college-going students in WV need remedial classes - Charleston Gazette-Mail
    published on Fri, 08 Dec 2017 00:20:26 GMT
    Charleston Gazette-MailMore college-going students in WV need remedial classesCharleston Gazette-MailCollege-going students from North Central West Virginia and each of the panhandles had the lowest need for remedial classes. In only one county, Monongalia, were there fewer than 10 percent of college-going students needing such classes. The report was ...and more »...
  • State superintendent “very confident” about possible Nicholas school agreement soon - West Virginia MetroNews
    published on Mon, 18 Dec 2017 16:04:32 GMT
    State superintendent “very confident” about possible Nicholas school agreement soonWest Virginia MetroNewsFEMA is involved because the federal government will be providing funding for any new schools to replace those damaged in the flooding of June 2016: Richwood High School, Richwood Middle School and Summersville Middle School. At issue is where those ......
  • Len Boselovic's Heard off the Street: Can your teen balance a checkbook? - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
    published on Mon, 18 Dec 2017 11:26:15 GMT
    Len Boselovic's Heard off the Street: Can your teen balance a checkbook?Pittsburgh Post-GazetteUsing that as a textbook and working with the Allegheny Intermediate Unit, which provides services to suburban schools, the CFAs have helped 63 Western Pennsylvania schools and 24 in West Virginia incorporate financial literacy into their curriculum ......
  • Oregon graduation rates reflect "funding crisis" - Coos Bay World
    published on Mon, 18 Dec 2017 14:57:06 GMT
    Coos Bay WorldOregon graduation rates reflect "funding crisis"Coos Bay WorldThe three states with the highest graduation rate were Iowa at 91.3 percent, followed by New Jersey at 90.1 percent, and West Virginia at 89.8 percent. Though official numbers for district graduation rates haven't been released by the Oregon Department ...and more »...
  • Letter: Getting a cut and paste education in West Virginia (Daily Mail) - Charleston Gazette-Mail
    published on Tue, 12 Dec 2017 01:48:18 GMT
    Letter: Getting a cut and paste education in West Virginia (Daily Mail)Charleston Gazette-MailWith the funding and providing of computers to students in West Virginia, students no longer have to think. Simply type the subject into the Google search engine and cut and paste the information needed to pass the class. No real thought or ......