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 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.
Mass., Other States Move To Reduce Time Spent On Common Core-Based ExamStudents in 11 states and the District of Columbia will spend less time next year taking tests based on the Common Core standards, a decision made in response to widespread opposition to testing requirements.
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.
Boston May Swap MCAS For PARCC In Most SchoolsThe school committee will consider a proposal Wednesday night to replace MCAS for grades 3-8 with the PARCC exams.