Superintendent's Memo #153-10

State seal, Commonwealth of Virginia

COMMONWEALTH of VIRGINIA
Department of Education

July 9, 2010

TO: Division Superintendents

FROM: Patricia I. Wright, Superintendent of Public Instruction

SUBJECT: Board of Education Approval of Advanced Placement (AP) Calculus BC to Verify Two Mathematics Credits

On June 24, 2010, the Virginia Board of Education approved the use of Advanced Placement (AP) Calculus BC test results to verify two mathematics credits.  The AP Calculus AB test may still be used to verify only one mathematics credit.

A list of all tests approved as SOL substitute tests for verified credit is on the Department of Education’s website at: http://www.doe.virginia.gov/testing/substitute_tests/substitute_tests_verified_credit.pdf. The additional use of the AP Calculus BC test is in bold print.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact the student assessment staff at Student_Assessment@doe.virginia.gov or by phone at (804) 225-2107.

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