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The Virginia Department of Education Superintendent sends informative notices to division on a regular based. Below are Superintendent Memos that might be of interest to parents.
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Virginia Again Earns Top Special Education Rating. Click here for more information   Posted July 12, 2017

Governor McAuliffe recommends more than $2.7 million in Appalachian Regional Commission Grants  Click here for more information. Posted June 12, 2017

VSBA (Virginia School Boards Association) Showcases for Success.  The VSBA has released it's 21st annual VSBA Showcase directory, highlighting successful K-12 programs in Virginia's public schools.  This year's featured programs highlight successful initiatives related to Innovative Programs, Initiative, and Partnerships.    Click her for information   Posted April 24,2017

2017 SOLs: Shorter Math and Reading Tests and More Test-Compatible Devices for Students    Click here for information   Posted April 6, 2017

VDOE Awards Mathematics & Science Partnership Grants.  Grant funds for Professional Development for 970 Teachers    Click here for information    Posted April 4, 2017

     Now that the new School Quality Profile reports for schools, school divisions and the Commonwealth are fully functional, the Virginia Department of Education is preparing to cease publication of the previous version of the School Performance Report Cards. These legacy online reports will become unavailable at close of business on Friday, March 31.
     Divisions and schools should update website report card hyperlinks to point to the corresponding School Quality Profile reports before March 31 to ensure uninterrupted public access to information regarding school performance and quality. PDF and PNG files of a School Quality Profiles button are attached to this message. School Quality Profiles also include tools for use in sharing the reports through social media.
     The Department has produced a series of short videos to help school divisions acquaint parents and the public with the new School Quality Profiles. The videos are available on the Virginia Department of Education YouTube channel.  Posted March 15, 2017

 
Virginia Students Among Nation's Top AP Achievers.  Click here for more information     Posted February 23, 2017
 
New features enhance the School Quality Profiles website.  Click here for more information     Posted February 16, 2017
 
Students with Disabilities Develop Guide for Schools to Promote Awareness and Inclusiveness. Click here for more information     Posted November 29, 2016
 
Virginia students outperform nation on SAT.  Performance in Reading improves, Mathematics steady.  To see more information click the file to the right of the screen      Posted Sept 30, 2016
 
Virginia Students Earn Top Science Marks - Results of 2015 national science tests announced today show that Virginia public school students are among the highest achieving in the nation in the subject, far outperforming their peers nationwide and in most other states.  Click here for more information     Posted Oct 28, 2016
 
VDOE Surveying Public and School Quality and Accountability Measures - click here for the link to the survey and more information.  Posted Oct 23, 2016
 
Eighty-One Percent of Schools Fully Accredited.  More then eight out of 10 Virginia public schools are fully accredited. Click here for more information   Posted Sept 15, 2016
 
Virginia students again outscore nation on ACT - Commonwealth achievement increases, while nation declines. Click here for more information  Posted Aug 25, 2016
 
Virginia Again Earns Top Special Education Rating.  For a fourth consecutive year, Virginia has earned the highest possible rating from the U.S. Department of Education for compliance with the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Click here for more information  Posted July 31, 2016
 
Virginia Students Among Nation's Top AP Achievers.  Nearly thirty percent of state's 2015 graduates earn qualifying scores.     Click here for more information    Posted Feb 24, 2016
 
The results of the 2015 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Math and Reading assessments were released. The results show that Virginia outscores the nation in reading and math making steady achievements. Click here for more information   Posted Oct 29, 2015
 
Governor McAuliffe Announces 10-point increase in fully accredited schools.  All schools fully accredited in 37 division.  Click here for more information     Posted Oct 29, 2015
 
Virginia outscores nation in reading & math.  Achievement in Virginia steady; most states see declines.  Click here for more information     Posted Oct 29, 2015