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Mount Vernon school board member Dan Storck believes schools will make good on their track record and respond fully to the more difficult SOL tests.

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Tougher Tests, Tough Results

Local schools receive warnings from the state.

“Test scores do not define our schools. They never have and never will,” said Mount Vernon District School Board member Dan Storck. Earlier this month the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) released accreditation results based on student performance in the 2013-2014 school year. The ratio of Fairfax County Public schools receiving full accreditation to those not making the grade dropped from 94 percent a year ago to 89 percent.

State Accreditation Status a ‘Snapshot’

Schools in Mount Vernon and Lee districts receive warnings from VDOE.

“Test scores do not define our schools. They never have and never will,” said Mount Vernon school board member Dan Storck. Earlier this month the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) released accreditation results based on student performance in the 2013-2014 school year. The ratio of Fairfax County Public schools receiving full accreditation to those not making the grade dropped from 94 percent a year ago to 89 percent.

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