Monthly Archives: June 2009

Avoid Summer Learning Loss published an article yesterday about the “Summer Brain Drain”.  This is the amount of knowledge that students lose during the summer months.  Many parents are concerned about the possible loss in progress of reading but what some may not … Continue reading

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Why Do We Have the SOL’s Anyway?

SOL stands for Standards of Learning and were implemented in Virginia as part of the No Child Left Behind Act in 2001.  The idea was to standardize education to ensure that all students were receiving high quality education.  The standards … Continue reading

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