COMMONWEALTH of VIRGINIA
Department of Education
July 15, 2011
TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: Patricia I. Wright, Superintendent of Public Instruction
The Virginia Department of Education is planning to release the following spring 2011 Standards of Learning (SOL) tests in spring 2012:
Due to the potential impact of releasing tests on the item banks, the spring 2011 Grade 3 Science, Grade 8 Science, end-of-course (EOC) Biology, EOC Earth Science, EOC Chemistry, EOC Reading, Grade 8 Reading, EOC Writing, and all mathematics and history/social science tests will not be released in spring 2012.
If you have questions, please contact the student assessment staff by e-mail at Student_Assessment@doe.virginia.gov or by phone at (804) 225-2102.PIW/SLR/cd