West Virginia Tag

Charleston Gazette-Mail One of the most important reasons teachers support high standards and high-quality assessments is the flexibility the standards provide in their classrooms. Rachel Campbell is a fourth grade teacher in Charleston, West Virginia. As Campbell wrote to the Charleston Gazette-Mail this week, there are...

Charleston Gazette Mail West Virginia’s high, comparable standards “should not be thrown to the wayside.”  It’s that simple. As two local West Virginia high school teachers, Jessica Salfia and Karla Hilliard, wrote in the Charleston Gazette-Mail this week, the costs to teachers, students, and taxpayers associated...

As a former teacher, I am pretty shocked by House Bill 2443, SB 524 and numerous other pieces of legislation currently being considered by the West Virginia state legislature. The bill would force West Virginia schools to stop using the academic standards they currently have – and instead start using...