virginia SOLs

Ditching the SOL? County considers testing alternative
Published on Jun 27th, 2013
3 comments In Albemarle County Public Schools, the current debate is not about whether there’s too much standardized testing; it’s about which test is most effective.  While the state stands behind its...
SOL 2004: Better educated or S*** outta luck?
Published on Jul 3rd, 2003
0 comments  Last fall, Charlottesville High surveyed its juniors and found that 70 percent were in good shape for the Standards of Learning tests they'll need to pass to graduate in 2004. Does that mean...
Damn yankees
Published on Jun 20th, 2002
0 comments By Elizabeth Kiem The merits of standardized testing for high school students have been debated for years, coming under even closer scrutiny as more and more states adopt such tests as a bellwether...