DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
SUPTS. MEMO NO. 265
October 24, 2008
Patricia I. Wright
Superintendent of Public Instruction
Public Comment on Proposed Revised Mathematics Standards of Learning
On October 23, 2008, the Virginia Board of Education accepted for first review proposed revised Mathematics Standards of Learning. The Virginia Board of Education is now seeking public comment on the proposed revised Mathematics Standards of Learning for use in the public schools of the Commonwealth.
The proposed revised Mathematics Standards of Learning may be found on the Department of Education's website at http://www.doe.virginia.gov/boe/meetings/2008/10_oct/agenda_items/item_j.pdf. Comments should be e-mailed to Deborah Kiger Bliss, mathematics coordinator, at email@example.com.
The Virginia Board of Education will hold five public hearings to solicit comments on the proposed revised Mathematics Standards of Learning. Two public hearings will be held on December 1, 2008, at 7 p.m. at:
Three public hearings will be held on December 3, 2008, at 7 p.m. at:
2525 Linkhorne Drive
of speakers for these five public hearings will begin at 6:30 p.m. Speakers will have three minutes to speak and
should bring copies of their comments for the Board. Comments may be faxed to the Department of
Education at (804) 786-5466 or sent via mail or e-mail until November 22, 2008,
to Deborah Kiger Bliss, mathematics coordinator,
Office of Middle and High School Instruction, Virginia Department of Education,
If you need additional information about the proposed Mathematics Standards of Learning, please contact Mrs. Bliss by e-mail at Deborah.Bliss@doe.virginia.gov or by telephone at (804) 786-6418.