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Richwood Schools Remain in Limbo One-Year Later Video included

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West Virginia has now been granted a 6-month extension to allow more time to coordinate with FEMA. Nicholas County would have lost all FEMA money on June 25th if the state had not been granted an extension. Now the Nicholas County Board of Education has 6 months to come up with a plan, get it approved by the State Board of Education, and update paperwork with the School Building Authority.

Richwood Alumni Association Calling for Nicholas BOE Resignation

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Long time Richwood science teacher Roy Moose announced at a flood anniversary gathering Friday night that he and the Richwood Alumni Association are circulating a petition calling for the Nicholas County Board of Education members to resign.  

UPDATE: FEMA grants Nicholas County 6-month Extension for School Decision Video included

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The West Virginia State Board of Education has voted to deny consolidation in the Nicholas County case.

Black students disciplined at higher rate in WV schools

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Data reveals black students are disciplined at higher rates than white students and other minority groups in West Virginia's public schools.

Governor Kasich signs 2017 sales tax holiday bill

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Ohio Governor John Kasich signed four bills into law Tuesday, including one that will provide for a three-day back to school sales tax holiday.

Principal challenges students to stay off screens for $100

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A school principal is offering students $100 each if they turn off their electronics for one day a week during summer break.

13 Reasons Why Not - What are Schools Doing? - Part 1

What are administers, educator, and counselors across West Virginia doing in response to the show?

Bus Added for Elkview Middle and Clendenin Elementary Students

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Kanawha County Board of Education is an additional school bus due to overcrowding on the buses coming from the Clendenin area for Elkview Middle and Clendenin Elementary students. 

Safety Tips for Riding the School Bus

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With school just around the corner, Kanawha County School bus drivers are reminding students of important safety rules to follow on the bus. KCS bus aide Rita Vineyard says many students forget basic safety rules because of the excitement that comes with the first day back. Here are a few Vineyard says you need to remember.

Clicks in the Classroom : Teachers, students prep for 2016-17 academic year

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"It's been pretty amazing," said 7th Grade Math Teacher Anne Hall. Hall, a seventh grade math teacher from John Adams Middle School has seen the evolution and inclusion of technology in the classroom during a career that has spanned two decades.  "We had calculators when I first started now everything is on our phone."  It's not just the students that are on their phones, so are the teachers, incorporating everything from apps to augmented reality as...

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