DATE: July 6, 2018
TO: Division Superintendents
FROM: James F. Lane, Superintendent of Public Instruction

2018 Science Standards of Learning

On June 28, 2018, the Virginia Board of Education received for first review the proposed revised 2018 Science Standards of Learning.  The Virginia Board of Education is now seeking public comment: This link takes you out of the Virginia Department of Education website. on the proposed revised 2018 Science Standards of Learning for use in Virginia public schools. 

The proposed revised 2018 Science Standards of Learning have been posted on the Virginia Department of Education’s website.  Public comment will be taken until September 15, 2018, and can be submitted through the VDOE website or via email to Email link. . Public hearings will be conducted in August and September 2018; further information as to the time and locations of these public hearings will be provided in a later Superintendent’s Memo.

Comments for the 2018 Science Standards of Learning may also be sent via mail or fax to:

The Virginia Department of Education requests that this information be shared with members of your education community and local board of education.  For additional information about the proposed revised 2018 Science Standards of Learning, please contact Anne Petersen by email at Email link. , or by telephone at (804) 225-2676.