NH Company Hired To Help Design Next Generation MCASThe state has found a contractor to help education authorities with a major overhaul of the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) exam.
MCAS Exams Getting First Overhaul In Nearly 20 YearsThe statewide Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) exams are getting their first overhaul since their creation nearly two decades ago.
Standardized Testing On Agenda Of State Education BoardThe future of standardized testing is on the agenda of the Massachusetts Board of Elementary and Secondary Education.
Eye On Education: Board Votes To Create New MCAS Test For 2017The hybrid test will combine elements of MCAS and PARCC.
Massachusetts Education Chief Calls For 'Next-Generation' MCASThe state had been mulling whether to replace MCAS with another test — PARCC.
Eye On Education: PARCC vs. MCASState education officials are about to decide on a key graduation requirement for students across the state.
State Validates English High School's MCAS Math ScoresAfter withholding the spring 10th grade MCAS math scores for about a month while investigating anomalies in the test results, state education officials have validated English High School's scores.
State Releases PARCC Test Trial ScoresThe controversial standardized test could replace the MCAS all across the state.
Mass. Officials To Release Statewide Scores On The PARCC ExamsState education officials are planning to release statewide scores on PARCC exams this week.
English High's 10th Grade Math MCAS Scores Under ReviewThe scores from the 10th grade math test at Boston English High are getting a second look by the state.
Mass. Teachers Union: We'll Back Students Who Opt Out Of Assessment TestsThe state's largest teachers union says students should be able to opt out of high-stakes assessment tests.
State Education Board Holding Hearings On MCAS, PARCC TestsThe state board of education is launching a series of public forums this week.
Take The PARCC Practice Testtarting next week, more than half of all elementary and middle school students in Massachusetts will begin taking the new PARCC test.
Gov. Baker Seeking Public's Input On 2 Standardized TestsGov. Charlie Baker wants to hear from the public about which of two statewide student assessment tests Massachusetts should adopt.
88 Percent Pass High School MCAS But Racial Achievement Gap RemainsNearly nine in 10 Massachusetts high school sophomores passed the standardized MCAS exam on their first try this year.