MCAS

‘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

State Tosses Out More Of Somerset School’s MCAS Scores

State education officials have invalidated every MCAS test taken last year by students at a Somerset elementary school after finding evidence of cheating.

05/26/2011

Teacher Evaluations May Soon Include Student MCAS Scores

Student performance is often judged by MCAS scores, and soon, teachers might be judged that way as well.

04/17/2011

State Tosses Somerset Elementary School’s MCAS Testing Results

The state is throwing out another school’s MCAS results because of questions over cheating.

04/12/2011

MCAS Irregularities Found In Boston’s Blackstone Elementary

Boston and state education officials say an eight-month inquiry has found testing irregularities on MCAS mathematics tests at a Boston elementary school.

04/08/2011

Education Officials Investigate Somerset MCAS Scores

State education officials are investigating a dramatic jump in MCAS performance by students at a Somerset elementary school.

03/14/2011

Curious About MCAS Dates & Snow Days

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

WBZ-TV–02/08/2011

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