Third Grade Success

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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W.Va. Teachers Learning To Teach Science Of Reading

Hundreds of southern West Virginia teachers gathered in Charleston this week, learning how to best improve student literacy.

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Legislators Learn Challenges For Teachers With The Third Grade Success Act

Legislators learned that it may take teachers years to be fully prepared for the implementation of the state’s new early childhood literacy requirements. 

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Delegates Reflect On Passed, Failed Legislative Session Initiatives

Several lawmakers called the just completed legislative session historic, while others are left with concerns over a focus on major economic development rather than helping working West Virginians.

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