Education News

Education News

A Nickel for Your Thoughts

“One Jefferson” means a student can transfer to any school in Jefferson County and get the same education and experience. That was the explanation of one of the incumbent Board members at a candidates’ forum, regarding the public relations slogan adopted a few years back that pushed aside
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WV Teachers Get a Victory!

A Big Win for WV Teachers!

This is a well-earned victory for our educators and–ultimately–our students! WV teachers – and teachers in general – will always be “underpaid” relative to the important work they do. But this is a victory! And we should applaud our teachers and service personnel for showing resolve and
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Empty Field of Dreams

And, it came to pass, that four Jefferson County School Board members were photographed standing in an empty field. In a newspaper interview today, I was asked for my reaction to the acquisition of 100 acres outside of Shepherdstown for future schools. I responded that it was a welcome
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