Promises about Education on Macker-Meter

Reform Standards of Learning tests

“We must have a strong system of student achievement and teacher evaluation. Unfortunately our current system isn’t working for parents, students, or teachers. The current Standards of Learning tests have created an environment with an over-emphasis on drilling students to take one-time, multiple-choice tests."


>> More

Restore the K-12 Standards of Quality

"Restoring the Standards of Quality and fully funding them. In recent years, economic hardship forced our leaders in Richmond to look for budget balancing strategies that led them to undermine the standards of quality, our curriculum, and standards for school services. It's time to restore those standards and make sure our schools have the tools they need to get the job done."


>> More

Establish a task force to ease teacher workloads

Establish a “task force to reduce administrative and non-instructional workload for teachers. By reducing the time teachers spend on doing something other than teaching or preparing to teach, we increase the time they spend focused on education."

 


>> More

Advertisement
How to contact us:

We want to hear your suggestions and comments. Email the Virginia Truth-O-Meter with feedback and with claims you'd like to see checked. If you send us a comment, we'll assume you don't mind us publishing it unless you tell us otherwise.

Browse The Virginia Truth-O-Meter:
Subscribe: