Cheryl Helmuth Logan, Harrisonburg High School career coach, assists students taking a career assessment test on Monday morning. The Virginia Board of Education is mandating all seventh-grade students take the tests starting in 2013-14. Harrisonburg City Public Schools got a jump on the assessments by giving the tests to all seventh-, ninth- and 10th-graders this year. (Photos by Nikki Fox / DN-R)
Mariah King, 16, a sophomore at Harrisonburg High School, takes a career assessment test Monday. The assessment gauges students’ skills, interests and values to help them choose a postsecondary path based on their career and academic interests.