COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

 

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 103

May 21, 2004

 

INFORMATIONAL


TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Jo Lynne DeMary

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Cut Scores for Substitute Tests for the Modified Standard Diploma

 

 

At its April 28, 2004, meeting the Virginia Board of Education adopted cut scores on the WorkKeys: Applied Mathematics test, and ACT: EXPLORE Mathematics test for special education students taking these tests to meet the numeracy requirement for the modified standard diploma. In addition, the Virginia Board of Education adopted cut scores on the WorkKeys: Reading for Information test and the ACT: EXPLORE Reading test for special education students taking these tests to meet the literacy requirement for the modified standard diploma requirements. Cut scores for these tests are attached.

 

Should you have questions please call the Division of Assessment and Reporting at (804) 225-2102 or email darfax@mail.vak12ed.edu.

 

JLD/SLR/jc

 

Attachment

 

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