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.
Lt. Governor Tim Murray is arguing to remove the MCAS in favor of a federal program to boost education standards
I’m pretty sure my last posting (July 17) says about all you need to know about my thoughts regarding public education. As good as Massachusetts is in the overall rankings (#1 by many standards) […]
State education officials voted unanimously Wednesday to replace the state’s math and English public school curricula with national standards pushed by the Obama administration.