Eye On Education: Board Votes To Create New MCAS Test For 2017The hybrid test will combine elements of MCAS and PARCC.
Massachusetts Education Chief Calls For 'Next-Generation' MCASThe state had been mulling whether to replace MCAS with another test — PARCC.
Mass. Students Among Top Performers On 'Nation's Report Card'Massachusetts fourth and eighth grade students are among the top performers in the country in math and reading according to recently released testing results.
Obama Calls For Limits On Standardized Tests In SchoolsThe president wants testing to take up no more than 2% of classroom time.
Mass. Officials To Release Statewide Scores On The PARCC ExamsState education officials are planning to release statewide scores on PARCC exams this week.
Massachusetts Charter School Bills Set To Be DebatedParents, students, teachers and others interested in the state's schools are expected to crowd into the Massachusetts Statehouse for hearings.
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Massachusetts Named Best State For Teachers In New RankingThere’s no better place in America to be a teacher than Massachusetts, according to a new survey.
Eye On Education: Superintendent Tommy Chang Officially Takes Over Boston SchoolsToday marks a new beginning for Boston Public Schools. It’s the first day for the new superintendent.
Carlos Santiago Named State Commissioner Of Higher EducationThe Massachusetts higher education system has a new leader.
Mass. Teachers Union: We'll Back Students Who Opt Out Of Assessment TestsThe state's largest teachers union says students should be able to opt out of high-stakes assessment tests.
Educators Call For Metco Program ExpansionBoston and Springfield have seen success participating in Metropolitan Council for Educational Opportunity (Metco), a school-integration program, and educators are calling for an expansion of the program.