A Mom’s View of Standardized Testing

A Mom’s View of Standardized Testing

Standardized testing often gets a bad rap in the homeschool world. After all, testing is a public school thing. Public schools have come to rely on test scores for funding, teacher promotions, grade promotions, and school excellency awards; and many base their entire...
CHEWV Scores Will Be Released in Plenty of Time

CHEWV Scores Will Be Released in Plenty of Time

This is an unexpected season when we sacrifice ourselves for the well-being of others.  CHEWV testing is no different.  With the gracious help of BJU Press Testing & Evaluation, we have extended our testing deadline to late this month in order to get as many...
2020 Assessment Deadline Update

2020 Assessment Deadline Update

Please Don’t Call the WVDE Some homeschool parents are concerned about getting assessment results in time for the June 30th deadline in light of the COVID-19 guidelines and the cancellation of test centers. Both the WVHEA and CHEWV have been in contact with the state...
Choosing the County Report or the Progress Report

Choosing the County Report or the Progress Report

The homeschooling law requires that assessment results be submitted to the county when students are in grades 3, 5, 8 and 11.  For those students, our County Report (formerly called Report to the Superintendent) is appropriate.  Since ALL STUDENTS must still be...