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State Board Of Ed. Reviews Local School Takeovers, Elects New Leadership

Much of the West Virginia Board of Education’s Monday morning meeting was spent hearing updates on three of the state interventions into local school systems.

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State Board Of Ed Updated On Foster Care Program, Berkeley County State Of Emergency

50 students in foster care are expected to begin dual enrollment classes at Fairmont State University (FSU) in the coming weeks, under a new program designed to address academic deficiencies and other needs.

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Board Of Education Hears Updates On School Discipline 

Educational leaders have expressed concern about a legislative change to school discipline that makes it easier to suspend a student. 

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Michele Blatt Named New W.Va. Superintendent Of Schools

The West Virginia Board of Education unanimously chose Michele Blatt to become the state superintendent of schools and accepted the retirement of state superintendent David Roach effective June 30.

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