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Online classes keep growing in popularity

February 27, 2014 ACCORDING TO the 2013 College Explorer, the percentage of U.S. college students taking at least one online course has almost doubled over the past five years, jumping from 23 to 45 percent. more »»

Common core changing in local classrooms

February 27, 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 »»

Ohio Valley offers diverse educational experiences

February 27, 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 »»

Superintendents: Schools need resource officers

February 27, 2014 SHADYSIDE — A school resource officers 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 »»

Financial planning makes college education a reality

February 27, 2014 For many, the goal of returning to school to earn a college degree provides the opportunity for impactful, long-lasting change and a more fulfilling life and career. more »»

Students getting leg-up on college credits

February 27, 2014 WHEELING — Local high school students are using various avenues to gain several semesters’ worth of college credit before even setting foot on a campus. more »»

Local colleges seek to match students with job market

February 27, 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 »»

Education becoming more family focus

February 27, 2014 WHEELING — For some students in the Ohio Valley, education is a family focu. more »»

Students individualize college experience

February 27, 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 »»

IEP process encourages parent involvement

February 27, 2014 WHEELING — As early as 3 years old, a child can start receiving special education services through Ohio County Schools. more »»

Non-traditional forms of education help children succeed

February 27, 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 »»

Senior citizens seek lifelong learning

February 27, 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 »»

Preparing kids for college starts now

February 27, 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 »»

Beyond traditional school supplies

February 27, 2014 The school year is in full swing, and shopping for pens, pencils and notebooks is already a memory. more »»

More local adults going back to school

February 27, 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 »»

Schools changing to meet demands of Marcellus Shale

February 27, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE — As the oil and gas industry booms in the area, local schools are looking for ways to restructure portions of their curricula and beef up career and technical classes in order to meet... more »»

Reducing costs, reinvesting in academics

February 27, 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 schools continue to emphasize safety

February 27, 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 »»

Can you afford a college degree?

February 27, 2014 For working adults wondering if they should go back to school for a degree - or to upgrade their bachelor's degree to a master's - affordability is, today, more important than eve. more »»

STEM Education on its way to Olney

February 27, 2014 BARNESVILLE, Ohio – Olney Friends School is paving the way for the next generation of American innovators. more »»

Ohio college offers intense flight nurse training

February 27, 2014 DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio university is offering intensive training for nursing in flight and in disasters. Wright State University’s program is sanctioned by the U.S. more »»



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