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Local High School Student Fights ACT Cheating Allegation

In cases involving standardized tests, the student is guilty until proven innocent.


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.


Boston Subways to undergo gas tests

A team of scientists plans to release nontoxic gases and particles into Boston’s subway tunnels to study how they could spread through the nation’s oldest subway system in a terror attack.


2 former education chiefs back test changes

Two former state education commissioners are backing a proposal that would require Massachusetts to replace its own math and English public education standards with proposed federal guidelines.