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Standards of Learning

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Top Standards of Learning Articles

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  • Scores drop on SOL math tests across the region, state

    As expected, the number of students passing Standards of Learning math exams plummeted this year, according to results released by the state Tuesday. State and local officials predicted the plunge as students took more difficult SOL math exams this...
  • Virginia adopts new method to measure students, drops AYP

    Acronyms are on the move in state education — schools are saying goodbye to meeting AYP targets and hello to measuring up under new AMOs. The state will report this year's Standards of Learning exam results based on new annual measurable...
  • Achievement subgroups, while raising ire, are not new

    Achievement subgroups, while raising ire, are not new
    Last week, I reported on the state's new method of assessing student achievement on Standards of Learning exams, now that it has a waiver from the federal No Child Left Behind accountability model. The new objectives set by the state include a pass...
  • Gloucester 6th- and 7th-grade SOL results

    Here are the results of the Peasley Middle School 6th- and 7th-grade Standards of Learning results released last week by the Virginia Department of Education. 6th Grade Reading – 2010-11: 92; 2011-12: 89 Writing – 2010-11: 89; 2011-12:...
  • Gloucester High School's SOL results

    Here are the Gloucester High School Standards of Learning results for this year compared to last year. This year's scores were released last week by the Virginia Department of Education. Gloucester High School Reading – 2010-11: 93; 2011-12: 96...
  • Gloucester County schools earn full state accreditation status

    All eight Gloucester County schools received full accreditation by the Virginia Department of Education in a Wednesday announcement. Gloucester joins 84 other Virginia school divisions, out of 132, in which all schools received accreditation....