standards of learning
Elementary and middle school students who fail this spring’s Standards of Learning tests by narrow margins or because of extenuating circumstances can retake the exams before the end of the school year.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli proposed expansive changes to make Virginia’s 20-year-old Standards of Learning student testing regimen more geared to problem-solving and less dependent on memorization.
Virginia education officials say the state’s new, more rigorous mathematics tests proved to be a challenge for students during the last school year.
A bill that would remove the science and history portions of the Standards of Learning tests given to third grade students in VA is one step closer to becoming law.