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."
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."
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."
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