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MCAS

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Framingham Students Lose Hour Of Testing Time After MCAS Start Error

An administrative error left students at a Framingham elementary school with less time to complete their state-mandated MCAS English exam.

03/19/2014

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MCAS Results Improve, But Many Grads Unprepared

Massachusetts education officials say while scores on standardized MCAS tests continue to improve, many of the state’s high school graduates are not fully prepared for college level coursework.

09/18/2013

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Tuesday MCAS Exam Postponed Due To Forecast Snow Storm

Tuesday’s scheduled MCAS English Language Composition Test has been postponed due to the snow storm in the forecast.

03/18/2013

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10th Grade MCAS Scores Hit All-Time High

Massachusetts education officials say the state’s 10th-graders have performed better than ever on the MCAS exam.

09/17/2012

Mass. Considers Tests To Assess Kindergarten Kids

Massachusetts education officials are developing plans to test students as soon as they enter kindergarten to determine how prepared they are to start school.

10/02/2011

Michael Safran, sitting with his dad, is the student who pointed out a huge MCAS scoring error to state officials.

Newton Student Finds MCAS Grading Error That Affected 70K Kids

Massachusetts education officials say more than 3,000 students who passed the spring 2011 Grade 10 MCAS math test achieved a higher performance level than first indicated.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–10/01/2011

‘Chronically Underperforming’ Schools Show MCAS Improvements

State education officials say more than two-thirds of schools designated as chronically underperforming a year ago showed significant improvement in the MCAS English and math exams taken this past spring.

09/20/2011

MCAS Results Show Math & English Improvements

State education officials say fifth-graders made marked improvements on the math and English portions of the MCAS exam in the past year, while 10th-graders showed improvement on the English section.

09/09/2011

Failing MCAS Results In Science For Number Of Mass. High Schoolers

Hundreds of Massachusetts high school seniors were denied diplomas at the end of the last school year because they failed the MCAS science exam.

07/26/2011

Mass. Board Approves New Teacher Evaluations

Public school teachers will soon be evaluated on student performance in the classroom and on Massachusetts standardized tests.

06/28/2011

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