Virginia Department of Education

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Name: Virginia Department of Education
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

State, area school accreditation reflect tougher tests

A more rigorous Standards of Learning testing program in Virginia led to a drop in the number of schools being accredited for the second consecutive year, according to the Virginia Department of Education.On the local level, several schools were accredited, ... [Published Daily Progress - 4 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Local school chief addresses shortcomings of SOL tests

Please login to view the requested resource.WINCHESTER — At a brief Frederick County School Board meeting Tuesday, Superintendent David Sovine said the Virginia Department of Education’s (VDOE) Standards of Learning is an inaccurate...To See This and ... [Published Winchester Star - 8 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Smithland SOL Score Gap Eyed

Va. Accreditation Ratings Announced For SchoolsPlease login to view the requested resource.HARRISONBURG — For the first time, a Harrisonburg elementary school has been identified as a focus school by the Virginia Department of Education.Smithland Elementary ... [Published Daily News-Record - 11 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Three Culpeper schools receive accreditation with warning

Three Culpeper County Public Schools received accreditation with warning while the remaining seven area schools were fully accredited based on the 2013-14 Standards of Learning results released Tuesday by the Virginia Department of Education.A.G. Richardson ... [Published Culpepper Star Exponent - 12 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Despite problem areas, local school systems show higher-than-average accreditation rates

Local school districts showed higher-than-average accreditation rates, but six Albemarle County schools and two Charlottesville schools have been placed on warning.The Virginia Department of Education released the ratings Tuesday, saying more rigorous ... [Published Daily Progress - 15 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Accreditation Numbers Across The State Decline, But Schools in Albemarle Show Marked Improvement

By: - Email×ReporterStephon joined the Newsplex team in August 2014 as a General Assignment ReporterConnect With Me:Close/ Headlines List/ ArticleThe decline across the state has come as a consequence of the growing impact of more rigorous reading, writing, ... [Published Charlottesville News Plex - 16 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

More than 30% of Va. schools fail to win accreditation

RICHMOND -- More than 30 percent of Virginia’s public schools failed to meet state accreditation standards last year, the highest number in more than a decade.In the annual report, released this morning by the Virginia Department of Education, only 1,246 ... [Published Richmond Times Dispatch - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

State reports SOL results

Results released by the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) show improved performance by Orange County students on the state-mandated Standards of Learning (SOL) tests.SOL tests are given to students in third grade through the end-of-course classes ... [Published Culpepper Star Exponent - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Schools To Be Put On Warning

Four In ShenCo Fail To Meet SOL BenchmarksPlease login to view the requested resource.WOODSTOCK — Four Shenandoah County schools can expect a drop in accreditation ratings this school year.The Virginia Department of Education is expected to publish final ... [Published Daily News-Record - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Henrico Schools See Drop in Accreditation Ratings, Parents Concerned

Henrico School Officials released preliminary results for 2014-2015 school accreditation ratings, showing that 11 schools have dropped in ratings from last year. The Virginia Department of Education will release official results on Tuesday, September ... [Published WRIC TV - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

WMHS bests peers on SOLs

Numbers released from the state show Greene County Schools made year-to-year gains in only half of the 34 Standards of Learning categories from 2012-13 to the 2013-14 academic years.According from the Virginia Department of Education, Greene County scores ... [Published Culpepper Star Exponent - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

FLIP-FLOP

News SoVaNow.com / September 11, 2014Three of the nine Halifax County public schools are fully accredited by the state of Virginia — a turnabout from the previous year, when six schools met the benchmarks and only three did not.Only one county school, ... [Published SoVaNow.com - Sep 11 2014]

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"Our teachers and administration have done a lot of hard work to make that happen," Harris said. "It does require extra work in some cases, especially extra paperwork."
"Carter G Woodson Middle School made significant gains in math, significantly surpassing the state standards" Fahey said
"It's like most things in life," Drescher said. "When you find an area and you focus onon it, it tends to get better."
"While this information is important, it doesn't really surprise us because we know where we are with our challenges and we are definitely interested in meeting those head on and figuring out what we can do to improve them" said Deborah Collins, the executive director of K-12 instruction

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State, area school accreditation reflect toughe... [Published Daily Progress - 4 hours ago]
2 Petersburg schools denied accreditation [Published Petersburg Progress-Index - 6 hours ago]
Local school chief addresses shortcomings of SO... [Published Winchester Star - 8 hours ago]
Smithland SOL Score Gap Eyed [Published Daily News-Record - 11 hours ago]
Three Culpeper schools receive accreditation wi... [Published Culpepper Star Exponent - 12 hours ago]
Virginia accreditation scores spell improvement... [Published Nvdaily.com - 15 hours ago]
Despite problem areas, local school systems sho... [Published Daily Progress - 15 hours ago]
FCCPS Leads State in SOL Scores, One of 22 Scho... [Published Falls Church News-Press - 16 hours ago]
Accreditation Numbers Across The State Decline,... [Published Charlottesville News Plex - 16 hours ago]
Accreditation woes for HCPS [Published Henrico Citizen - 19 hours ago]
Three in ten Virginia schools lack full accredi... [Published Washington Post - 21 hours ago]
Fewer schools fully accredited in Fredericksbur... [Published Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star - 22 hours ago]
More schools fail to meet state standards [Published WVEC - Sep 16 2014]
More than 30% of Va. schools fail to win accred... [Published Richmond Times Dispatch - Sep 16 2014]
Neglected By The Elected [Published Education News - Sep 16 2014]
State reports SOL results [Published Culpepper Star Exponent - Sep 15 2014]
Schools To Be Put On Warning [Published Daily News-Record - Sep 13 2014]
Shenandoah schools expect accreditation with wa... [Published Nvdaily.com - Sep 12 2014]
27 Henrico schools, most in eastern party of co... [Published NBC12 Online - Sep 12 2014]
In Manassas, learning goes digital [Published Inside Nova - Sep 12 2014]
Henrico Schools See Drop in Accreditation Ratin... [Published WRIC TV - Sep 12 2014]
WMHS bests peers on SOLs [Published Culpepper Star Exponent - Sep 11 2014]
FLIP-FLOP [Published SoVaNow.com - Sep 11 2014]
Stafford schools surpass state SOL scores in al... [Published Stafford County Sun - Sep 11 2014]
Panel will decide how to evaluate school chief [Published Winchester Star - Sep 09 2014]
Credit union branches boost financial smarts in... [Published Richmond Times Dispatch - Sep 09 2014]
Va. education board president Braunlich continu... [Published Lynchburg News and Advance - Sep 08 2014]
Augusta Schools offer preliminary reports on ac... [Published Daily Progress - Sep 07 2014]
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Osbourn High Launches e-Backpack Digital Learni... [Published Manassas Patch - Sep 05 2014]
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