The Moving Finger Writes . . .

We saw earlier this morning that some of the accreditation numbers have changed since the initial data release from VDOE.

The estimable Chuck Pyle of VDOE tells me:

After the news release went out, [some] divisions communicated that they would not seek reconstitution for these schools, so they were denied accreditation as that is the rating required by the SOA.

In reality, TBD is just another label for “accreditation denied” but, formally, the numbers did change.  Here is the latest version:


The footnote to “Improving School-Pass Rate” applies to the three schools (including Stuart in Richmond) that achieved the status under new rules adopted in July.

Restating all that in terms of reality:


Here is the Richmond list:


Unfortunately, we also have seen that denial of accreditation brings on the Board of Education’s “leadership” that is almost entirely ineffective for curing the lack of accreditation.