Authorizing Development of Grade 3 History and Social Science Standards of Learning Assessments
Resolution Number 2009-18
June 25, 2009
The Board of Education accepted the Superintendent of Public Instruction’s recommendation, as amended, to authorize, with such funds as are made available for this purpose, the Department of Education to (a) proceed with the development of Grade 3 History and Social Science Standards of Learning assessments based on the revised 2008 History and Social Science Standards of Learning and Curriculum Framework and to administer the current Grade 3 assessment until the new tests are completed, and (b) proceed with the proposed timeline to include reading passages and associated items on the Grade 3 reading tests based on K-3 history and social science content standards and content in other SOL subject areas concurrent with the implementation of tests based on the revised English reading standards scheduled for adoption in 2010.
Mark E. Emblidge, President
Minutes of the Virginia Board of Education