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Va. officials planning more student testing throughout year

Students in grades 3-8 this fall will be the first to take new “growth assessments” to determine baselines for measuring individual academic progress in reading and mathematics during the school year. The new tests are mandated by legislation approved by...

Candidate: Declines in SOL scores unacceptable

If the first step in fixing a problem is acknowledging there is a problem, give Democratic School Board endorsee Mary Kadera credit for recognizing the elephant in the room. At the Sept. 8 Arlington Committee of 100 campaign forum, Kadera...

Va. students see success on AP exams

It wasn’t Virginia’s best showing, but public-school students in the commonwealth ranked 10th in the nation in terms of achievement on Advanced Placement (AP) tests last year. A total of 28.6 percent of graduating Virginia seniors took at least one...
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Candidate: Run against Beyer sets stage for GOP resurgence

It was an aggressive campaign, though in the end one that didn’t put much of a dent in the...
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