Communities in Schools

Justice Highlights National Recognition For Communities In Schools

West Virginia is the first state department of education to receive national certification as a licensed partner of Communities In Schools (CIS). 

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17 Therapy Dogs Now In W.Va. Schools Through ‘Friends With Paws’ 

Skye is the seventeenth therapy dog to be placed in West Virginia’s public schools through Friends with Paws. The program began in April 2022 with the first placement at Welch Elementary.

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State Superintendent Discusses New Position, Goals

Earlier this month, Michele Blatt became the West Virginia superintendent of schools following the retirement of David Roach in June. She is the third person to hold the position in less than two years. Chris Schulz caught up with the superintendent at the INVEST Conference in Morgantown earlier this week to discuss her new position.

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