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Standards of Learning

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  • Sept. 20 Letters: Watermen, same-sex marriages, Virginia waters, President Obama, SOLs

    I realize that when the governor asks to see the crab numbers move up, that the Virginia Marine Resource Commission and the Natural Resource Department have to respond. After all, they serve at the pleasure of the governor — and they would all like to keep their jobs.
  • 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,...

    Gloucester SOL scores mirror state trend

    GLOUCESTER – Majority of the Standards of Learning test results for Gloucester County mirror that of the statewide trend with upward movement in math scores but drops in reading numbers. Superintendent of Schools Walter Clemons said he expects,...

    State Sen. Lewis hosts first town hall in Mathews

    MATHEWS – One headache from the farthest fringe of his sprawling district had a familiar ring when state Sen. Lynwood W. Lewis Jr. held his first town hall meeting in Mathews County. At the meeting this week, Supervisor Jack White told the senator...