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Nicholas BOE Meeting Sheds Light on School Future Video included

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\The year and a half battle over Nicholas County schools seems to be finally winding down.  "As far as the next steps, we're just going to have to wait and I'll get some direction from the Department of Education and mediation and go forward," \

Nicholas County School Battle Continues Video included

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The battle over Nicholas County schools isn't over. Even though West Virginia Supreme Court ruled Tuesday night allowing the state to deny Nicholas County's consolidation plan, the court didn't outline what the new plan should look like. This all comes after three Nicholas County schools were destroyed in the June 2016 floods.  A year and a half later, and still no answer for three flooded Nicholas County schools.

WV Supreme Court Rules in Favor of WVBOE, Nicholas County, Richwood will not Consolidate Video included

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The West Virginia State Supreme Court has ruled in favor the West Virginia Board of Education in their case against the Nicholas County Board of Education.

Law punishes parents to help prevent bullying in one city

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Parents in one town could end up behind bars if their child is found bullying others. They hope the new law will help end bullying by holding parents accountable for their children’s actions.

Teacher Arrested After Disorderly Conduct Incident at West Virginia School

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Officers were guided to the principal's office where Airhart was located. Officers said she appeared to be upset. Airhart then walked into the hallway and began to yell and curse, police said. Officers advised Airhart to stop cursing and escorted her out of the school.

Back to School vaccination requirements Video included

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Back to school is right around the corner, and that means it's time to start getting ready. West Virginia is strict when it comes to vaccinating your children. They're even specific when it come to age groups.

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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