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Technical Programs Give Students ‘Real World’ Experience

February 26, 2014 GLEN DALE — The welding technology program at John Marshall High School is opening doors for students who love working with metal to gain the skills for entering the oil and gas industry in the are. more »»

WCDS Prepares Students to Spread Their Wings

February 26, 2014 WHEELING— Wheeling Country Day School students are learning to spread their wings. more »»

Schools Continue to Emphasize Safety

February 26, 2014 BRIDGEPORT — As school shootings continue to be a concern across the nation, local schools are focusing on the safety of their buildings and reviewing emergency plans. more »»

Preparing Kids for College Starts Now

February 26, 2014 WHEELING — If you wait until high school to teach your children the value of money, hard work and personal responsibility, it’s probably too late. more »»

Agency All In For Autism Treatment

February 26, 2014 WHEELING — When it comes to treating autism, Kathy Shappell and the staff at the Augusta Levy Learning Center in North Wheeling are all in. more »»

IEP Process Encourages Involvement Of Parents

February 26, 2014 WHEELING — By as early as 3 years old, a child can start receiving special education services through Ohio County Schools. more »»

Local Colleges Seek to Match Students With Job

February 26, 2014 WHEELING — As more of America’s college graduates find themselves unemployed or resorting to low-paying, oftentimes minimum-wage jobs to make ends meet, many local institutions of higher learning... more »»

High School Students Get Leg-Up on College Credits

February 26, 2014 WHEELING — Local high school students are using various avenues to gain several semesters’ worth of college credit before even setting foot on a campu. more »»

Students Seek to Individualize College Experience

February 26, 2014 WHEELING — The concept of “one size fits all” may work just fine for clothing, but not so much when it comes to higher education, according to many local college and university officials. more »»

Superintendents: Congress Needs To Fund School

February 26, 2014 SHADYSIDE — A school resource officer needs to be in every school building to assure student safety, and Congress needs to provide communities the funding to make this possible, local... more »»

Public Preschool Programs Develop Educational Skills Early in Childhood

February 26, 2014 WHEELING — Preschool programs in Ohio and Marshall counties help establish the foundation their students will need for a lifetime of education, according to local school officials. more »»

Non-Traditional Education Helps Children Succeed

February 26, 2014 WHEELING — How do non-traditional forms of education such as Montessori School and Kindermusik help children succeed throughout their educational careers? Amanda Wade of Wheeling said having her... more »»

Schools Changing to Meet Demands of Marcellus Shale

February 26, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — As the oil and gas industry booms in the area, local schools are looking for ways to restructure curriculum and beef up career and technical classes in order to meet the demands of a... more »»

Common Core Changing Classrooms

February 26, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — The way classes are taught in public schools is changing as local school districts work to implement the national Common Core Standards into the curriculum. more »»

Diverse Educational Experiences in Valley

February 26, 2014 WHEELING — The Ohio Valley provides a number of diverse avenues for educating students from preschool to college, as education leaders strive to bring more opportunities to the classroom. more »»

More Area Families Focus on Home Schooling

February 26, 2014 WHEELING — For some students in the Ohio Valley, education is a family focu. more »»

Reducing Costs and Reinvesting in Academics

February 26, 2014 WHEELING — Higher education may be considered an investment, but it is an investment that some schools are finding harder to maintain at a reasonable cost due to budget changes. more »»

Local Adults Are Going Back to School

February 26, 2014 TRIADELPHIA — Local universities report they are seeing older adults going back to school more than ever as educational options continue to grow for busy students with families and careers. more »»

Senior Citizens Seek Lifelong Learning

February 26, 2014 WHEELING—Baby boomers settling into retirement may want to consider getting involved in one of many lifelong learning activities in the Wheeling area. more »»

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