Hundreds of Massachusetts high school seniors were denied diplomas at the end of the last school year because they failed the MCAS science exam.
Public school teachers will soon be evaluated on student performance in the classroom and on Massachusetts standardized tests.
State education officials have invalidated every MCAS test taken last year by students at a Somerset elementary school after finding evidence of cheating.
Student performance is often judged by MCAS scores, and soon, teachers might be judged that way as well.
The state is throwing out another school’s MCAS results because of questions over cheating.
Boston and state education officials say an eight-month inquiry has found testing irregularities on MCAS mathematics tests at a Boston elementary school.
State education officials are investigating a dramatic jump in MCAS performance by students at a Somerset elementary school.
I am curious if the State is considering pushing back MCAS testing dates due to the number of snow days this winter and the missed classroom time that has resulted? – Josh, Orleans
The cost of college these days is staggering. However, here in Massachusetts if your child gets a great score on the MCAS exam they can get free tuition at a state school.
State officials say there have been strong improvements on the 2010 MCAS scores.