CHARLESTON — West Virginia Delegate Mary Poling, D-Barbour, left, speaks with Dr. Patrick Crane, director of policy and strategic initiatives for the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission, following the Sept. 23 meeting at the state Capitol in Charleston of the state Legislature’s Select Committee on Outcomes-Based Funding Models in Higher Education. Dr. Crane spoke about the state’s remedial education process during the meeting. Seated at right is Dr. Bruce Vandal, vice president of Complete College America, who spoke to the select committee about the importance of college students passing gateway courses and having access to remedial support. Delegate Poling, who chairs the House of Delegate’s education committee, co-chaired the interim meeting with state Sen. Robert Plymale, chair of the Senate’s education committee.
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Energy Express makes impact on students’ lives
Energy Express to him, Matt White says, is all about a “different experience.”
The local Maurices is involved in a project aimed at making the school transition a little easier this fall for foster children in the area.
Children’s Health and Safety Fair scheduled for August 1
Montgomery General Hospital and Dr. Traci Acklin have announced that the 2014 Children’s Health and Safety Fair will be held on Friday, Aug. 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the hospital.
Theater to hold auditions
Open auditions are set for Tuesday and Thursday at the Historic Fayette Theater for the comedy/drama “Belongings”. Auditions will be held at the theater in Fayetteville at 7 p.m. each evening.
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Free concert series
The next free public concert in the Lively Family Amphitheater Summer Concert Series is a performance Saturday at 6 p.m. by popular band Taylor Made.
Energy Express open house set
Energy Express, an award-winning summer reading program serving 35+ children in Fayette County, will host a free open house for members of the Beards Fork SALS community. The event takes place on Thursday, July 24, at 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
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Explore town’s rail heritage
Discover what life was like in one of the New River Gorge’s most renowned towns as you join National Park Service rangers and Operation Lifesaver on Saturday, July 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to explore the historic railroad town of Thurmond.
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