Local scouting leader Amy Garbrick was elected as the first female president of the governing board for the Boy Scouts of America Mountaineer Area Council, based in north central West Virginia.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A bill under discussion in the West Virginia House of Delegates would allow teachers to carry guns on school property if they complete a state-mandated training.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On this West Virginia Week, we began with Child Advocacy Day at the Capitol where lawmakers learned about resources available to the state’s children. Also, we hear from a new survey that shows teachers are increasingly likely to leave the profession in West Virginia. And, we listen to legislative leaders discuss their thoughts on the 2024 West Virginia Legislative session.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia Superintendent of Schools Clayton Burch is leading a tour over the next several weeks to inspire more students to become teachers. The state is currently about 1,000 teachers short, according to state officials.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
LaKeisha Barron-Brown, a mother whose 21-year-old son died from COVID-19 last year, is “turning sorrow to service” by using his memory to educate others on the importance of vaccination.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
A West Virginia agency is taking nominations for its Teacher of the Year award, given for environmental leadership.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Leaders from several of West Virginia’s largest teacher unions had sharp criticism for bills under consideration in the state legislature. They voiced their concerns to the state Board of Education on Wednesday.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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