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Standards of Learning

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  • Virginia awards $1.6M to boost teacher science, math

    The Virginia Department of Education is awarding more than $1.6 million in grants to enhance teachers' knowledge of science and math and their ability to teach the subjects.
  • Expedited SOL retakes this year for Virginia middle schoolers

    Expedited SOL retakes this year for Virginia middle schoolers
    Elementary and middle school students who narrowly miss a passing grade on their state Standards of Learning tests this year will be able to re-take the test quickly. The Virginia Board of Education is set to approve the new policy Thursday, following...

    Hampton parents concerned about closing of Tarrant Elementary School

    Hampton parents concerned about closing of Tarrant Elementary School
    HAMPTON — One parent worries that her daughter won't receive the reading support she needs, while another feels changes will disrupt the consistency her special-needs son needs to thrive. These are just two of the people concerned about how the...

    An encouraging slogan, not so upbeat family name for Libertarian's 10 district candidate

    He’s got an encouraging campaign slogan, given our ever more bitter partisan bickering: “Live and Let Live.” His family name, alas, is less upbeat. Carl R. Loser is the Libertarian Party candidate for the state Senate’s 10th...

    Rich counties gain while Peninsula loses in state school funding

    Rich counties gain while Peninsula loses in state school funding
    Since the 2007-2008 school year, the Fairfax County school system — the state's largest and one of its wealthiest — has seen its per-pupil aid from the state rise by $388. In the same span the city of Hampton — where the average annual...