COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO.288

November 21, 2008

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Patricia I. Wright

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Release of Spring 2008 Standards of Learning Tests in Spring 2009

 

The Virginia Department of Education is planning to release the following spring 2008 Standards of Learning (SOL) tests in spring 2009.

 

 

Due to the potential impact of releasing tests on the item banks, the grade 8 science, EOC Earth Science, EOC English: Writing, and all history/social science tests will not be released in spring 2009. Furthermore, these tests will not be eligible for review by school division personnel this spring.

If you have questions, please contact the Office of Test Administration, Scoring, and Reporting by e-mail at Student_Assessment@doe.virginia.gov or by phone at (804) 225-2107.

 

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