Posted: 12/17/2012 - The West Virginia Department of Education continues to grieve for the victims of the Sandy Hook tragedy. The loss of children and staff is heartbreaking and our thoughts go out to them during this time of grief and sadness. The safety of our precious children and staff is our first priority. Over the next few days, schoolchildren may need extra care or support when hearing about the Sandy Hook tragedy or seeing television or internet accounts of this event. A list of available resources is listed.
Posted: 11/20/2012 - The 2012 Trouble in Toyland report is the 27th annual U.S. Public Interest Research Group (PIRG) survey of toy safety. In this report, U.S. PIRG provides safety guidelines for consumers when purchasing toys for small children and provides examples of toys currently on store shelves that may pose potential safety hazards.