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Academic Resources

Parent Portal

Parent and guardian access to important current school year information for your child’s progress available from any computer connected to the Internet – 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Khan Academy

A free, extensive library of content, including interactive challenges, assessments, and videos that enable your child to learn and practice in a variety of academic areas. As a parent you get at-a-glance information about everything your child has been learning and whether or not they’ve been hitting set goals.

Keyboarding in Elementary School

At home parents can support the development of keyboarding skills in their elementary-aged children by getting them to use any of these free online resources .

NBC Learn

This subscription service provides full access for VBCPS families to over 10,000 NBC News video clips, images, articles, and primary source documents, from historic moments to the very latest current events.

Explore AP

Insight for families about AP courses and if they are right for your child. Learn about the 30 AP courses and how they prepare your child for college, plus explore how AP classes can help determine college majors.

VDOE Parent Resources

Information about the state Standards of Learning (SOL) tests, Virginia’s graduation requirements, regulations governing special education programs and more.

Reading Bus

The Reading Bus is stocked with hundreds of volumes of books and fun activities. Its main purpose is to promote reading readiness to preschool children ages 2 – 5 years as it travels to various Virginia Beach communities. Parents board the bus and take part in Reading Bus activities.

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College, Military And Career Bound

Big Future by The College Board

A parent-friendly collection of webinars and articles about preparing for college. Topics include parent action plans for high school freshman, sophomore, juniors and seniors, how to complete the FASFA, college tuition tax credits and more.

Career Exploration Program (ASVAB)

The ASVAB Career Exploration Program includes eight individual tests covering verbal and math skills, mechanical knowledge, electronics, etc. It also provides three Career Exploration Scores for Verbal Skills, Math Skills and Science and Technical Skills. These three scores serve as one of several pieces of information about your teen that can aid in the exploration of a wide variety of educational and career options. The ASVAB is offered at no cost and no obligation to high school students.

ACT Profile

Work with your child on this free college and career planning self-assessment in order to better determine their interests, values and skills. Results are provided in interactive career and major maps. From there, you can use ACT profile to gather information about specific colleges, majors and careers.

Preparandose Para La Universidad

Con el fin de ayudar a que los hijos prolonguen sus posibilidades de educación postsecundaria, los padres de origen latino deben familiarizarse con la estructura de la educación superior de los Estados Unidos y con los requisitos, los pasos y los procesos que deben atravesar sus hijos para asistir a una institución de educación superior o a una universidad.


Last Modified on Tuesday, March 14, 2017