Tag: SOL

By Stefanie Jackson – Northampton schools continue to expand in-person learning opportunities for students as COVID-19 metrics continue to trend down, and fourth graders are next to be offered a four-day school week starting March 22. Fifth graders may likely return to school four days a week starting March 29,...
By Stefanie Jackson – Northampton schools received preliminary data from the Virginia Department of Education on Standards of Learning (SOL) test performance in the 2018-2019 school year, showing both success and room for improvement, but Superintendent Eddie Lawrence was encouraged by dropping rates of chronic absenteeism. “I do think, in...
By Stefanie JacksonOn Tuesday night, the Accomack school board learned about the latest requirements under the state Standards of Accreditation (SOA) and the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and the heavy impact those requirements will have on local public schools.Director of Accountability and Curriculum Sandy...
  By Stefanie Jackson — Accomack schools Director of Accountability and Curriculum Sandy Drummond updated the school board on the Standards of Learning (SOL) assessments and the new standards of accreditation from the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) on Aug. 21. “We have shown great success this year and a lot of...