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Category: Education

Marshall grant awarded to help children affected by opioid epidemic

HUNTINGTON, WV (AP) — Marshall University has been awarded a federal grant to help children affected by the opioid epidemic. The Herald-Dispatch reports the Department...

Dictionary.com chooses ‘misinformation’ as word of the year

AP- Misinformation, as opposed to disinformation, was chosen Monday as Dictionary.com’s word of the year on the tattered coattails of “toxic,” picked...

Students could skip school to protest under board proposal

High school students could skip classes to attend political protests under a proposal up for debate in a Maryland public school district. The Washington Post reports...

West Virginia Education Department rebuilding digital items

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Education Department says digital items that were going into state surplus are instead being rebuilt, refurbished and placed...

3 new members appointed to Marshall University board

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University says West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has appointed three people to the university’s Board of Governors. They are retired...

Greenbrier County Schools Announces Reimagined Days

GREENBRIER COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – Greenbrier County Schools is pleased to announce that up to five specially designated (not necessarily consecutive) Reimagined Time...

Enrollment drops in West Virginia public schools

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — An education official says enrollment in West Virginia’s public schools dropped significantly this year due to a change in prekindergarten...

Parents sue over vote on school rebuilding plan

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Three parents have a lawsuit asking a judge to nullify the West Virginia School Building Authority board vote to approve consolidating...

State group suggests more local control in school discipline

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A group reviewing student behavior in West Virginia public schools has recommended giving local officials more flexibility over disciplinary...

Screening slated for film that examines hillbilly stereotype

HUNTINGTON, WV (AP)-  A documentary film that examines the hillbilly stereotype will be given a free screening in West Virginia next week. Marshall University is...

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