Tag: SOL

College Board Developing AP Home Testing Option, No Face-to Face AP Exams

College Board Developing AP Home Testing Option, No Face-to Face AP Exams

| March 20, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

The College Board announced Friday that Advanced Placement tests, scheduled to be administered in May, will be offered to students online for the 2019–20 exam administration due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

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PWCS Gets Ready to Launch Distance Learning Plans, May 2 SATs Cancelled

PWCS Gets Ready to Launch Distance Learning Plans, May 2 SATs Cancelled

| March 18, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

In their latest update of the coronavirus-related shutdown, Prince William County Schools asks teachers and support staff to be “available remotely” next week.

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VA State Superintendent Requests Waiver for State Tests

VA State Superintendent Requests Waiver for State Tests

| March 17, 2020 | 0 Comments | News

Virginia Superintendent of Public Instruction James Lane announced Tuesday that the Virginia Department of Education will ask the U.S. Department of Education for relief from federal and state testing requirements to mitigate the impact of of the COVID-19 shut down of schools.

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LIVE & LEARN: Early SOL Testing, ‘the Fog Begins’

LIVE & LEARN: Early SOL Testing, ‘the Fog Begins’

| April 10, 2016 | 0 Comments | News

While the break was wonderful, returning from spring break means one thing for educators: we enter the pre-SOL testing phase of the school year.

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PWCS SOL Scores Surpass State Averages

PWCS SOL Scores Surpass State Averages

| August 11, 2015 | 0 Comments | Education

Prince William County Public School students beat the pass rates of counterparts statewide on the latest Standards of Learning assessments in almost all subject areas, and across most demographic groups.

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PWC Parents Choose to Opt their Children Out of SOL Testing

PWC Parents Choose to Opt their Children Out of SOL Testing

| May 19, 2015 | 1 Comment | Education

This is the first in a series of articles investigating the administration of the Standards of Learning assessment in Prince William County.

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OPINION: Local Control is Key to Standardized Testing

OPINION: Local Control is Key to Standardized Testing

| May 11, 2015 | 0 Comments | Opinions

It’s that time of year again. With kids in school and friends who teach, one thing is on everyone’s mind: SOLs!

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LIVE & LEARN: For the kids? Or for the data?

LIVE & LEARN: For the kids? Or for the data?

| May 6, 2015 | 0 Comments | Opinions

Standardized testing in the Commonwealth of Virginia took an interesting turn the past few weeks.

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LIVE & LEARN: True Accountability?

LIVE & LEARN: True Accountability?

| March 18, 2015 | 0 Comments | News

Recently a Virginia court ruled that students’ test data be published along with with teachers’ names. Is this fair to educators?

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Governor Looking for Volunteers to Help Reform SOLs

Governor Looking for Volunteers to Help Reform SOLs

| May 12, 2014 | 0 Comments | Education

Governor Terry McAuliffe (D) announced the process for the nomination and appointment of members to the Standards of Learning (SOL) Innovation Committee on May 5.

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