BOSTON (CBS) – The Massachusetts MCAS scores are out, with some mixed results.Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
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Fifty-two schools in the state exceeded MCAS goals.
Students in grades 3 through 8 took revamped exams this spring. Education leaders hoped scores would rise, but math scores declined or remained the same. Students made some gains on English tests.MORE NEWS: 'Mecca Of Rowing': Head Of The Charles Regatta Participants Grateful For Event's Return
Tenth graders took the old MCAS and their results were about the same as the year before.