snow plows & the SOLs

Brent Finnegan -- November 22nd, 2006

Last week I posted about the pending Chimney Rock VDOT closings, and Gxeremio has posted here before about immigration and the Standards of Learning.

Today I read this blog, expanding on Billy Kyger’s comments on school closures and their effects on the SOL test scores:

…Will those students in Rockingham County suffer from the VDOT closure? Will their decreased attendance directly impact their SOL scores? Did the authors of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act ever consider how other departments could impact SOL scores?

It’s pretty clear the author is no fan of the SOL tests, either.


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