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Standards of Learning

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  • Virginia Board of Education sets guidelines for alternative assessments to SOL testing

    Virginia Board of Education sets guidelines for alternative assessments to SOL testing
    The state Board of Education today approved guidelines for local assessments that will replace five discontinued Standards of Learning (SOL) tests this year. These include: Grade 3 History/Social Science, Grade 3 Science, Grade 5 Writing, U.S. History I (administered in grade 5 or 6), and U.S. History II (administered in grade 6 and 7).
  • Failing marks for schools

    For parents of public school students in Poquoson, Williamsburg-James City County and York County, these are the best of times. Tuesday's report by the Virginia Department of Education bestowed full accreditation under the Standards of Learning program on...

    Newport News, Hampton see drops in accreditation

    Newport News, Hampton see drops in accreditation
    Newport News and Hampton both saw fewer schools in their divisions fully accredited by the state, according to data released Tuesday by the Virginia Department of Education. Eleven schools in Newport News were fully accredited for this school year,...

    King William, West Point, New Kent schools fully accredited by state

    King William, West Point, New Kent schools fully accredited by state
    Three local school divisions are among 22 of 132 divisions in the Commonwealth that meet accreditation standards based on the latest Standards of Learning (SOL) test scores, the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) announced Tuesday. Schools in the...

    WJC Schools fully accredited by state for 8th straight year

    WJC Schools fully accredited by state for 8th straight year
    All 15 of Williamsburg-James City's schools have received full accreditation from the Virginia Department of Education based on scores from the latest Standards of Learning exams, the VDOE announced Tuesday. WJC Schools is one of 22 divisions –...