COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P. O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO. NO. 137
September 25, 1998

INFORMATIONAL

TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Paul D. Stapleton
Superintendent of Public Instruction
SUBJECT: Transmittal Letter for the Press Release on the Schedule for Setting Pass Scores

 
  Attached for your information is a press release which
  provides the steps and timetable the Board of Education is
  following to set the passing scores for the new Standards
  of Learning tests.  I thought you would find    it helpful to
  have this information as the Board moves forward through
  this process.  The press release is also on the
  Department's wed page at http://www.pen.k12.va.us.

  If you have any questions about these activities, please
  call Diane Atkinson, Assistant Superintendent for Policy
  and Public Affairs, at (804) 225-2403.


  PDS:CC/gjm

  Attachment:  A hard copy of this memo and its attachment
               will be sent to the superintendent's office.