EDUCATION

PINEVILLE – Wyoming County Board of Education members approved the new Comprehensive Educational Facilities Plan Monday evening, with a total estimated price tag of just over $31 million. Read more

Schools in Greenbrier County will be closed to students for two weeks, beginning Thursday. In announcing the schedule change, the board of education cited the “increased Covid-19 infection rate and staff shortages.” Read more

As confirmed cases of Covid-19 have shot up across the state over the past several weeks, West Virginia University officials have decided to move all undergraduate instruction online Nov. 23-24 for all of its campuses, including WVU Tech in Beckley. Read more

The Wyoming County Board of Education will conduct a public hearing Tuesday, Nov. 17, at 6 p.m. in the central office conference room regarding the proposed 10-year Comprehensive Educational Facilities Plan. Read more

BOSTON (AP) — Harvard does not discriminate against Asian American applicants, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday in a decision that offers relief to other colleges that consider race in admissions, but also sets the stage for a potential review by an increasingly conservative U.S. Supre… Read more

INSTITUTE— West Virginia State University (WVSU) Extension Service is partnering with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) for a free virtual workshop on conservation planning Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 6 p.m. The Zoom-based event will discuss preparing a comprehensive farm man… Read more

The Concord University Foundation is postponing its Beckley-Raleigh County Foundation Dinner scheduled for Nov. 5 because of increases in Covid-19 cases throughout southern West Virginia. Read more

The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission voted on Monday to provide students with additional flexibilities in accessing two critical state financial aid programs. Read more

The Wyoming County Board of Education will conduct a public hearing Thursday, Oct. 29, at 6 p.m. in the central office conference room regarding the proposed 10-year Comprehensive Educational Facilities Plan. Read more

MONTGOMERY — While the surrounding community may have a period of adjustment to their new neighbors, the cadets in the inaugural class of the West Virginia National Guard's Mountaineer Challenge Academy South will be the ones more embracing a new reality. Read more

Wyoming County added eight new Covid-19 cases in the Thursday report from the Department of Health and Human Resources, pushing its schools closer to having to close in-person instruction and stop all athletic competitions. Read more

A group of parents rallied in front of the Raleigh County Board of Education this week, telling members of the Board of Education that they want an option to send their children to school five days each week. Read more

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