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WDBJ7 ReporterLearning cursive is almost a rite of passage in Elementary School. But could the writing be on the wall for those squiggly letters? More and more states are writing off daily cursive lessons throughout elementary school. Virginia requires third graders...
88 percent of the Class of 2012 graduated high school on time, according to Virginia Dept. of EducationEight-eight percent of the class of 2012 graduated on time, according to the Virginia Department of Education. Also, the statewide dropout rate fell to 6.5 percent for the class of 2012, down from 7.2 percent for the class of 2011. Highland County had a...
ReporterSplish-splash - and lots of screams. It might look like weekend fun, but this is actually a school trip. While these 4th graders from Buchanan, Breckinridge, Eagle Rock and Greenfield Elementary schools are having a good time, you can see from the...
Virginia education officials say 68 percent of the state's public schools met new annual benchmarks in reading, mathematics and graduation. The state Department of Education on Wednesday released results of the objectives aimed at reducing proficiency...
Ninety-three percent of Virginia's public schools are fully accredited, according to numbers released Wednesday afternoon by the Virginia Department of Education. According to the VDOE, 96 percent of elementary schools and 88 percent of middle schools...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Virginia education officials are set to announce how many public schools met enough of the state's benchmarks to be fully accredited. The number dropped last year as the state imposed tougher standards that require high schools...
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All eight Gloucester County schools received full accreditation by the Virginia Department of Education in a Wednesday announcement. Gloucester joins 84 other Virginia school divisions, out of 132, in which all schools received accreditation....
Here are the results of the Peasley Middle School 6th- and 7th-grade Standards of Learning results released last week by the Virginia Department of Education. 6th Grade Reading – 2010-11: 92; 2011-12: 89 Writing – 2010-11: 89; 2011-12:...
Here are the Gloucester High School Standards of Learning results for this year compared to last year. This year's scores were released last week by the Virginia Department of Education. Gloucester High School Reading – 2010-11: 93; 2011-12: 96...
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ReporterStudents won't return until next week, but the school year has started for the teachers and staff of Roanoke City Schools. Monday morning, they kicked off the year with optimism, even as leaders acknowledged the challenges the school district continues to...
It's the day teachers and students either wait hopefully for or dread. Standards of Learning test results for the past school year came in Tuesday. For math, a new test has seen some scores go way down. Let's just jump right into the numbers and look at...
Ten schools with high marks here in western Virginia are getting a break on annual accreditation. State education officials are offering three-year waivers to more than 100 schools across the state. They qualified by achieving pass rates of 95 percent or...
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